Achromobacter mucicolens
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Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Betaproteobacteria, Order Burkholderiales, Family Alcaligenaceae, Genus Achromobacter,
Achromobacter mucicolens Vandamme et al. 2013.
Gram-negative, small rods. Motile.
Grows on blood agar, trypto casein soja agar or nutrient agar at 30 ºC. Can grow on
cetrimide agar, but not on acetamide. Can grow in 3% and 4.5% NaCl.
Isolated from epiglottis swab and sputum of cystic and non-cystic fibrosis patients.
Undetermined.
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    dissection of Achromobacter denitrificans Coenye et al. 2003 and proposal of Achromobacter agilis sp. nov., nom. rev.,
    Achromobacter pestifer sp. nov., nom. rev., Achromobacter kerstersii sp. nov. and Achromobacter deleyi sp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol.
    Microbiol., 66, 3708-3717.
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    Cezar Pendarovski, Jorg Overmann, 2016. BacDive - The Bacterial Diversity Metadatabase in 2016. Nucleic Acids Research,
    Volume 44, Issue D1, Pages D581-D585.
Positive results for catalase, C4-lipase, nitrate and nitrite reduction, denitrification,
phosphoamidase & oxidase.
Assimilate: adipate, caprate, citrate, D-gluconate, L-malate, phenylacetate, D-lactate,
D-lactate + methionine.

Negative results for acid and alkaline phosphatase, arginine dihydrolase, esculin hydrolysis, gelatin hydrolysis, beta-galactosidase,
indole production, beta-glucosidase, urease, acid production from glucose.
No assimilation of: L-arabinose, glucose, D-mannose, D-maltose, mannitol & N-acetyl-glucosamine.
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