Enterobacter - Definition

April 2018


Definition


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).
Original article published by Jeff. Translated by Jeff. Latest update on November 19, 2013 at 11:09 AM by Jeff.
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