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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 and 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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