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Flavobacteriaceae

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Recall the most important Genera of the family Flavobacteriaceae Elizabethkingia, Chryseobacterium, Myroides, Empedobacter
What are some common characteristics and biochemical reactions shared by most organisms of the family Flavobacteriaceae? ubiquitous in soil and water; not part of the normal flora; non-motile; oxidase pos; DNase pos; indole pos; glucose oxidizers; produce pink or yellow pigment on BAP; produce beta lactamase and frequently resistant to aminoglycosides
Elizabethkingia is selective for who? premature infants causing few episodes of meningitis and septicemia
Which Genera and species of this family grows on MAC? What is its characteristic smell? Myroides odoratus; "fruity"/"sweet smell", resembling apples or strawberries
Which Genera and species is indole neg? Myroides odoratus
Of the Genera we have discussed, what color are their colonies on BAP? yellow
Empedobater brevis has been associated with what? endophthalamitis following cataract surgery
Created by: slints