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Pseudomonas species

Name the pigments (and their colors) produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Pyocyanin - turquoise-blue green, pyoverdin/fluorescein - yellow green, pyorubin - red, pyomelanin - black/brown
What are some similarities and differences between Pseudomonas fluorescens and Pseudomonas putida? Both are oxidase positive, produce pyoverdin and grow best at 4 degrees Celsius (psychrophilic) Ps. fluorescens is gel (+) and Ps. putida is gel (-)
Which of the following does NOT belong to the Pseudomonas Non-Fluorescent Group? A. Pseudomonas putida B. Pseudomonas mendocina C. Pseudomonas stutzeri D. Pseudomonas alcaligenes A. Pseudomonas putida
How does Ps. stutzeri appear on BAP? Dry, wrinkled, leathery colonies that may produce a light yellow or brown pigment
Pseudomonas _________________ is the most commonly isolated species of the genus while Pseudomonas _______________ is sometimes isolated from contaminated blood bags. aeruginosa, fluorescens
T/F. A mucoid variant of Ps. aeruginosa can colonize the respiratory tract of chronically infected patients with Cystic Fibrosis. True



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