Query: NC_011740:2072173 Escherichia fergusonii ATCC 35469, complete genome Lineage: Escherichia fergusonii; Escherichia; Enterobacteriaceae; Enterobacteriales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria General Information: Escherichia fergusonii ATCC 35469 was isolated from human feces. Escherichia fergusonii is a member of normal gastrointestinal flora, however, it has been isolated from cases of wound and urinary tract infections.
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General Information: Enterobacter species are found in natural environments such as water, sewage, soil, and vegetables; some species are found in human and animal species. Enterobacter cloacae is a prevalent nosocomial pathogen as it is highly resistant to disinfectants and antimicrobial agents. E.cloacae subsp. cloacae strain ATCC 13047 was isolated from human cerebrospinal fluid in 1890 and is the type strain. These "ICU bugs" cause significant morbidity and mortality, and infection management is complicated by multiple antibiotic resistance. These bacteria possess inducible beta-lactamases, which are undetectable in vitro but are also responsible for resistance during treatment.