01 Jul 2022

Klebsiella planticola

An aerobic gram-negative bacillus that grows readily on most microbiological media producing a smooth, white colony. It is capable of growing at 10oC. It can be isolated from plants, seeds, leaves, redwood chips, pulp and paper mill effluent, drinking water, and soil. It is rarely isolated from human and animal clinical specimens. There have been no reports of it causing human or animal infections.