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Ochrobactrum

Pronunciation: o-kro-bak'trum

Definition: A gram-negative genus of bacteria similar to Alcaligenes and Pseudomonas spp. in their distribution in environmental and water sources and their culture characteristics. These have been isolated from a number of clinical sources and appear to be a cause of nosocomial bacteremia.

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