Kidd, Timothy J., Whiley, David M., Bell, Scott C. and Grimwood, Keith (2011). Pseudomonas. In Dongyou Liu (Ed.), Molecular detection of human bacterial pathogens (pp. 1009-1021) Boca Raton, FL, USA: Taylor & Francis.

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Author Kidd, Timothy J.
Whiley, David M.
Bell, Scott C.
Grimwood, Keith
Title of chapter Pseudomonas
Title of book Molecular detection of human bacterial pathogens
Place of Publication Boca Raton, FL, USA
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Publication Year 2011
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
Open Access Status
ISBN 9781439812389
Editor Dongyou Liu
Chapter number 16
Start page 1009
End page 1021
Total pages 13
Total chapters 100
Collection year 2012
Language eng
Subjects 0605 Microbiology
Abstract/Summary Pseudomonas sensu stricto is an extensive genus of gramFirst proposed as a genus in 1894, original taxonomic descripnegative bacteria comprising several species of medical tions loosely defined Pseudomonas as aerobic nonsporulatimportance. Most human infections are opportunistic and ing gram-negative bacilli demonstrating motility via polar associated with impaired host susceptibility. Pseudomonas flagella. The advent of ribosomal RNA-DNA hybridization aeruginosa represents the major pathogenic species of this techniques allowed pseudomonads to be divided into five group and causes a variety of acute and chronic illnesses. distinct homological groups: RNA group I (Pseudomonas Infections with other species are rarely encountered, but can sensu stricto), RNA group II (Burkholderia and Ralstonia also be serious. [Extract from introduction]
Q-Index Code BX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes SECTION IV Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria

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