Kurzinformation:Microbacterium

Arten M. arborescens,
M. imperiale
M. liquefaciens
M. resistens = Aureobacterium resistens.
M. species

Bekannte Infektionen Bakteriämie, Endophthalmitis, HWI, Endocarditis, Weichteil-Infekte, Pneumonie, Meningitis, CAPD - Peritonitis, Fremdkörper-Infektionen, > 40 Arten als Umweltkeime.

Empfindlichkeiten u. Therapie Glycopeptid-Antibiotika, beta-lactam Antibiotika, Chloramphenicol und Gentamicin.

Systematik Einige Mikrobacterien gehörten früher der Gattung Aureobacterium an.

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