27 Jun 2022

Pseudomonas pseudoalcaligenes

An aerobic, oxidase-positive, gram-negative, bacillus that produces either a non-pigmented or a slightly yellowish colony. It has been isolated environmentally from water sources, including swimming pool water, food, animal sources, hospital equipment, and human clinical specimens. It rarely is pathogenic to humans, but it can cause meningitis, septicemia, postoperative knee infections, pneumonitis, and intrauterine infections.