Query: NC_009659:543000 Janthinobacterium sp. Marseille chromosome, complete genome Lineage: Janthinobacterium; Janthinobacterium; Oxalobacteraceae; Burkholderiales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria General Information: Freshwater-borne small bacterium. This organism, also called Minibacterium massiliensis, was isolated from a solution used in kidney dialysis. Hemodialysis water.
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General Information: This species is associated with infections in cystic fibrosis patients. It is an important opportunistic pathogen, colonizing the lungs and associated with a decrease in long-term survival. A minority of patients with this infection may also develop "cepacia syndrome", which leads to an acute clinical decline which is frequently fatal. This species is a member of the Burkholderia cepacia complex, although it does not appear to spread from patient to patient as do the other members of the group.