Enterobacter - Definition

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Enterobacter is a type of bacteria which belongs to the class of Enterobacteriaceae. It is a bacillus (rod-shaped bacteria) whose privileged habitat is human and animal intestines. It is also found in fecal matter, sewage, and dairy products. There are several bacteria in the Enterobacter genus. Some cause urinary and iatrogenic infections (infections contracted in a health establishment).