Living Organisms / Monera (Bacteria) / Bacteria with Gram negative staining cell-walls / Proteus / Species:
Proteus vulgaris
Summary Information
Morphology, Staining and Metabolism information at genera level (Proteus)

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Common synonyms --
Notes Occurs naturally in the intestines of humans and a wide variety of animals; also manure, soil and polluted waters. (B74)

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Associated Diseases linked in Wildpro
Causes primary urinary tract infections and secondary infections. (B74)
Associated Waterfowl Diseases Bumblefoot (Pododermatitis, Chronic arthritis-synovitis) Waterfowl Disease Summary Inflammation and bacterial infection of the connective tissues of the foot, linked to abrasive surfaces.
Waterfowl in which the disease has been recorded.
Salpingitis (Oviduct Infection, Oviduct Inflammation) Waterfowl Disease Summary Inflammation of the oviduct, usually associated with infection, sometimes with associated peritonitis.
Waterfowl in which the disease has been recorded. Domestic ducks and domestic geese

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Antibiotic Use and Resistance
Generally resistant to ampicillin and cephalosporins. (B74)
Listed Antibiotics recorded as having efficacy --
Listed Antibiotics recorded as RESISTANCE --

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References for Bacterial Species

Species Author

Suzanne Boardman
B47 John F Timoney, James H Gillespie, Fredric W Scott, Jeffrey E Barlough
Hagan and Bruner's Microbiology and Infectious Diseases of Domestic Animals - Eight Edition
B88 Dwight C Hirsh and Yuan Chuang Zee
Veterinary Microbiology
B21 P J Quinn, M E Carter, B Markey, G R Carter
Clinical Veterinary Microbiology
B74 Noel R Krieg and John G Holt
Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology - Volume 1

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