Chryseobacterium

(kris″ē-ō-bak-tēr′ē-ŭm )

[Gr. chryseos, chryous, golden + bacterium]
A genus of nonfermentative, glucose-oxidizing, yellow gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria. Some species cause opportunistic infections in severely immunosuppressed people.

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