Sphingomonas paucimobilis B (Xanthomonas Group IIK – 1)
An aerobic, oxidase-positive, gram-negative bacillus that produces a yellow pigmented colony. Colonies may be smooth, wrinkled, rough or adherent. This isolate of Sphingomonas paucimobilis has been identified as belonging to Group B using the Biolog classification system. It has been isolated from a variety of environmental and human sources. It has been associated with catheter infections in humans.