Enterobacter

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(ent″ĕ-rō-bak′tĕr )

A genus of gram-negative bacilli of the family Enterobacteriaceae that occurs in water, soil, and in the intestines of humans and animals. Species of enterobacter are an important cause of opportunistic infections and hospital-acquired infections, many of which may be resistant to multiple antibiotics.

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(ent″ĕ-rō-bak′tĕr )

A genus of gram-negative bacilli of the family Enterobacteriaceae that occurs in water, soil, and in the intestines of humans and animals. Species of enterobacter are an important cause of opportunistic infections and hospital-acquired infections, many of which may be resistant to multiple antibiotics.

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