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Genera under the Family Alcaligenaceae

Achromobacter
Bordatella
Alcaligenes

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Clinically important Achromobacter spp.

A. xylosoxidans
A. denitrificans

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Oxygen requirements for Achromobacter spp.

Aerobic

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Microscopic appearance of Achromobacter spp.

Gram-negative bacilli

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Media for growth of Achromobacter spp.

Blood agar
Chocolate agar
MacConkey agar

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Lactose-fermenting characteristics of Achromobacter spp. on MAC

Non-lactose fermenter

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Oxidase reaction of Achromobacter spp.

Oxidase positive

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Motility of Achromobacter spp.

Motile

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Most important Alcaligenes spp.

Alcaligenes faecalis

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Microscopic appearance of A. faecalis

Gram-negative bacilli

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Lactose fermenting characteristics of A. faecalis

Non-lactose fermenter

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Oxidase reaction of A. faecalis

Oxidase positive

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Motility of A. faecalis

Motile

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Most common Achromobacter spp. in clinical microbiology

Achromobacter xylosoxidans