Positive results for utilization of: DL-lactate, acetate, glutarate, D-malate & ethanol.
Negative results for gelatin hydrolysis, utilization of: DL-4-aminobutyrate, L-aspartate, beta-alanine, L-histidine, malonate, histamine,
L-phenylalanine, phenylacetate, laevulinate, citraconate & L-leucine. Acid is not produced from D-glucose.
Variable results for utilization of: citrate (Simmons), azelate, 4-hydroxybenzoate, L-tartrate & 2,3-butanediol.
(c) Costin Stoica
Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Gammaproteobacteria, Order Pseudomonadales, Family Moraxellaceae, Genus Acinetobacter,
Acinetobacter schindleri Nemec et al. 2001.
Gram-negative coccobacilli. Nonmotile. Nonsporulated.
Colonies on nutrient agar after 24 h incubation at 30 ºC are approximately 1.5-2.5 mm
in diameter, circular, convex, smooth and slightly opaque with entire margins. Growth
occurs at 41 ºC but not at 44 ºC. Nonhemolytic. Some strains may produce diffuse,
light yellowish-brown pigment on King's medium A and surrounded by dark greenish
zones on Sheep blood agar.
Isolated from urine of a male patient with cystitis.
- A Nemec, T De Baere, I Tjernberg, M Vaneechoutte, T J van der Reijden, and L Dijkshoorn. Acinetobacter ursingii sp. nov. and
Acinetobacter schindleri sp. nov., isolated from human clinical specimens. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol September 2001 51:1891-9.