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Acinetobacter anitratus genospecies 13 (Acinetobacter calcoaceticus biotype anitratus)
An aerobic gram-negative bacillus widely distributed in nature (soil, sewage, and water) and in the hospital environment. It is able to survive on both moist and dry surfaces and may be part of the normal skin flora of humans. Causes hospital-acquired respiratory, urinary tract, wound infections, abscesses, and meningitis in debilitated humans.