27 Jun 2022

Psychrobacter phenylpyruvicus

An aerobic, oxidase-positive, gram-negative bacillus or coccobacillus that grows readily at temperatures between 4oC and 35oC on most general purpose microbiological media. It can be isolated from soil, seawater, seabirds especially penguins, fish, poultry, irradiated foods, and from human clinical isolates. It may occasionally be an opportunistic human pathogens.