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Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Gammaproteobacteria, Order Enterobacteriales, Family Enterobacteriaceae, unassigned genus and
species names:
- Enteric Group 58
- Enteric Group 60
- Enteric Group 68
- Enteric Group 69
Gram-negative rods.
Have the general properties of the family Enterobacteriaceae. Form S-type colonies, unpigmented, with the exception of Enteric group
69 which can produce a yellow pigment.
Enteric Group 58 has been isolated from human clinical specimens (leg wounds, feces) and bacteremia.
Enteric Group 60 has been isolated from human clinical specimens (urine & sputum).
Enteric Group 68 has been isolated from human clinical specimens (urine).
Enteric Group 69 has been disolated from refrigerated beef carcasses.
Unknown pathogenicity. May be associated with bacteremia & wound infections in humans.
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    edition, Vol two, part B, George M. Garrity (Editor-in-Chief), pp 587-897.
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