(c) Costin Stoica
Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Gammaproteobacteria, Order Pseudomonadales, Family Moraxellaceae, Genus Acinetobacter,
Acinetobacter ursingii Nemec et al. 2001.
Gram-negative coccobacilli. Nonmotile. Nonsporulated.
Colonies on nutrient agar after 24 h incubation at 30 ºC are approximately 1.0-1.5 mm
in diameter, circular, convex, smooth and slightly opaque with entire margins. Growth
occurs at 37 ºC but not at 41 ºC. Nonhemolytic.
Isolated from urine of a male outpatient 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.
Positive results for utilization of : dl-Lactate, citrate (Simmons), azelate, D-malate,
ethanol & acetate. Glutarate, L-aspartate and 4-hydroxybenzoate usually utilized.
Negative results for gelatin hydrolysis, utilization of: DL-4-aminobutyrate, beta-alanine,
L-histidine, malonate, histamine, L-phenylalanine, phenylacetate, laevulinate, citraconate, L-tartrate, L-leucine & 2,3-butanediol. Acid
is not produced from D-glucose.