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Pseudomonas stutzeri-an opportunistic pathogen

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Pseudomonas stutzeri is a Gram-negative bacterium that has been accounted for as a causative specialist of certain diseases. It has been accounted as a cause of pneumonia, meningitis, visual disease, osteomyelitis and joint diseases. Thus, this species could be considered an opportunistic but rare pathogen. In addition, possess an extensive variety of resistance mechanisms against diverse group of antibiotics. 


16S rRNA, DNA-rRNA hybridization, organotrophically, genomic, anaerobic