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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Acinetobacter baumannii
Acinetobacter baumannii

BioHazard Level:
2

Growth Temperature:
37oC

Appropriate growth media:
nutrient agar; nutrient broth

Respiration:
Acinetobacter baumannii is aerobic

Gram Stain:
Acinetobacter baumannii is Gram stain negative

Motility:
Acinetobacter baumannii is non-motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Pseudomonadales; Moraxellaceae; Acinetobacter

Industrial uses or economic implications:
None known

Miscellaneous:
Acinetobacter baumannii was first isolated from urine.

Human health and disease:
Acinetobacter baumannii is an opportunistic pathogen and is a problem in the hospital setting in US and Europe. Many strains are antibiotic resistant.
Disclaimer: This information is presented as is. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, please check current reference material prior to growth or handling of microorganisms.


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