Query: NC_013172:606387 Brachybacterium faecium DSM 4810, complete genome Lineage: Brachybacterium faecium; Brachybacterium; Dermabacteraceae; Actinomycetales; Actinobacteria; Bacteria General Information: Isolation: Poultry deep litter; Temp: Mesophile; Temp: 25-30C; Habitat: Soil. This organism was first isolated from poultry litter and is able to degrade uric acid but not urea. Free-living, nonmotile, Gram-positive bacterium.
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General Information: This type strain was isolated from the bronchus of a male Japanese patient. Opportunistic human pathogen. This genus was originally described from specimens isolated by plating soil suspensions on diagnostic sensitivity test plates augmented with antifungal agents. Organisms in this genus cause opportunistic human pulmonary and systemic nocardiosis. This can complicate existing debilitating conditions such as leukemia, lymphoma, or other neoplasms, or illnesses in patients with compromised immune systems.