klebsiella

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n klebsiella a genus of nonmotile rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria; some cause respiratory and other infections
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Usage


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Klebsiella pneumoniae, a Gram-negative bacterium that is known to harbor resistance to most antibiotics.
This is a slide showing Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria growing on a culture plate.
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