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Pandoraea apista

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Kingdom  Bacteria
Family  Burkholderiaceae
Genus  Pandoraea
Order  Burkholderiales
Class  Betaproteobacteria
Phylum  Proteobacteria
Rank  Species
Similar  Pandoraea, Inquilinus limosus, Ralstonia mannitolilytica, Ralstonia pickettii, Burkholderia multivorans

Pandoraea apista is a Gram-negative, catalase-positive, aerobic, nonspore-forming, motile bacterium with a single polar flagellum, of the genus Pandoraea. The Strain CCUG 38412 was isolated from the sputum of a cystic fibrosis patient in Denmark. Pandoraea apista can cause lung disease, such as chronic lung infections, in patients who suffer from cystic fibrosis.

Etymology

Pandoraea apista is named from Pandora's box and the Greek word apistos which means disloyal or treacherous.

References

Pandoraea apista Wikipedia


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