Pseudomonas otitidis
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Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Gammaproteobacteria, Order Pseudomonadales, Family Pseudomonadaceae, Genus Pseudomonas,
Pseudomonas otitidis  
Clark et al. 2006.
Gram-negative, motile rods.
Colonies on trypticase soy agar are circular, concave and nonpigmented.
Nonhemolytic on 5% sheep blood agar. Growth occurs at 7–45 ºC, pH 5–10 and in
the presence of up to 4% NaCl.
Isolated from patients with otitis.
Isolated from patients with acute otitis externa, acute otitis media and chronic suppurative otitis media.
  1. Clark, Linda L., Dajcs, Joseph J., McLean, Celeste H., Bartell, John G., Stroman, David W. Pseudomonas otitidis sp. nov., isolated
    from patients with otic infections. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2006 56: 709-714.
Positive results for oxidase, catalase, Tween 80, gelatin hydrolysis, utilization of: formic
acid, alpha-D-glucose, acetic acid, citric acid, lactic acid, propionic acid, succinic
acid, D-alanine, L-alanine, L-arginine, L-asparagine, L-aspartic acid, L-glutamic acid,
L-histidine, L-leucine, L-ornithine, L-proline, L-serine, aminobutyric acid,
phenylethylamine, putrescine.

Negative results for urease, casein, aesculin hydrolysis, utilization of: N-acetyl-D-galactosamine, N-acetyl-D-glucosamine, adonitol,
D-arabitol, L-arabinose, i-erythritol, myo-inositol, glycerol, D-mannitol, D-sorbitol, xylitol, D-fructose, L-fucose, D-galactose,
gentiobiose, a-D-lactose, maltose, D-mannose, D-melibiose, D-raffinose, L-rhamnose, sucrose, D-trehalose, turanose, D-xylose,  
D-galacturonic acid, D-gluconic acid, D-glucuronic acid, itaconic acid, glucuronamide, Lphenylalanine, D-serine, inosine, uridine,
thymidine, cytosine or sebacic acid.
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