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[L. fr. Fr. alcali, alkali + -gen] A genus of gram-negative, aerobic bacilli normally found in the human intestinal tract, in dairy products, and in soil.
A species normally found in the human intestine. It has been associated with hospital-acquired septicemia and urinary tract infections.
A species that does not ferment glucose. It has been implicated rarely in lung infections in patients with cystic fibrosis and in other health care associated infections in patients with immunosuppressing or malignant illnesses. SYN: SEE: Achromobacter xylosoxidans
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Alcaligenes." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732370/all/Alcaligenes.
Alcaligenes. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732370/all/Alcaligenes. Accessed January 24, 2021.
Alcaligenes. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (23rd edition). F.A. Davis Company. Retrieved January 24, 2021, from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732370/all/Alcaligenes
Alcaligenes [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2021 January 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732370/all/Alcaligenes.
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