Type your tag names separated by a space and hit enter

Alcaligenes

(al″kă-lij′ĕ-nēz″)

[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.

Alcaligenes faecalis

A species normally found in the human intestine. It has been associated with hospital-acquired septicemia and urinary tract infections.

Alcaligenes xylosoxidans

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

Alcaligenes is a sample topic from the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

To view other topics, please or purchase a subscription.

Nursing Central is the award-winning, complete mobile solution for nurses and students. Look up information on diseases, tests, and procedures; then consult the database with 5,000+ drugs or refer to 65,000+ dictionary terms. Learn more.

Citation

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 D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732370/all/Alcaligenes. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Alcaligenes. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732370/all/Alcaligenes
Alcaligenes [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732370/all/Alcaligenes.
* Article titles in AMA citation format should be in sentence-case
TY - ELEC T1 - Alcaligenes ID - 732370 ED - Venes,Donald, BT - Taber's Medical Dictionary UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732370/all/Alcaligenes PB - F.A. Davis Company ET - 23 DB - Nursing Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -