Achromobacter

(ā″krō″mŏ-bak′tĕr)

[¹an- + chromo- + bacter(ium)]
A genus of gram-negative bacilli that may inhabit the lower gastrointestinal tract; may cause nosocomial infections.

Achromobacter xylosoxidans

SEE: Alcaligenes xylosoxidans.

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