27 Jun 2022

Pseudomonas fluorescens biotype G

An aerobic, oxidase-positive, gram-negative bacillus that resembles Pseudomonas aeruginosa but does not produce pyocyanin. This isolate has been identified as belong to biotype G. It has been isolated environmentally from soil, water, plants, and contaminated foodstuffs, including milk. It is rarely isolated from clinical specimens because the majority of isolates do not grow at 35oC.