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Related to cloacae: Enterobacter cloacae, avian cloaca
  • noun

Synonyms for cloaca

(zoology) the cavity (in birds, reptiles, amphibians, most fish, and monotremes but not mammals) at the end of the digestive tract into which the intestinal, genital, and urinary tracts open

a waste pipe that carries away sewage or surface water

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Specificity of enterobacterial repetitive intergenic consensus and repetitive extragenic palindromic polymerase chain reaction for the detection of clonality within the Enterobacter cloacae complex.
cloacae DMST strains (21394, 21549 and 19719) were positive in the screening test for ESBL.
Although both samples contained a Pseudomonas aeruginosa and an Enterobacter cloacae strain, the strains from each were biotypically different from each other.
AVYCAZ is also indicated for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI) including pyelonephritis caused by the following susceptible microorganisms: Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Citrobacter koseri, Enterobacter aerogenes, Enterobacter cloacae, Citrobacter freundii, Proteus spp.
oxytoca, Proteus mirabilis, Enterobacter cloacae, Enterobacter aerogenes, Morganella morganii, Serratia marcescens, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Acinetobacter baumannii, Streptococcus agalactiae, Enterococcus faecalis, Enterococcus faecium, Staphylococcus aureus, and S.
pneumoniae and Enterobacter cloacae in hospitalised patients in Johannesburg and Pretoria, respectively.
Phase III clinical trials have demonstrated that ceftobiprole is clinically efficacious against the following pathogens: Enterobacter cloacae, Enterococcus faecalis, Proteus mirabilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Streptococcus agalactiae, Streptococcus pyogenes, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumonia and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Citrobacter freundii and Enterobacter cloacae were recovered most frequently.
In 1 of 3 urine specimens containing Klebsiella pneumoniae and the single specimen containing Enterobacter cloacae, a gradual disappearance of EtG was also observed after storage at 22[degrees]C, but the rate of EtG hydrolysis was slower than for most specimens with E.
She was again admitted 3 weeks later, with another episode of peritonitis with Enterobacter cloacae and Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-baumanni complex.
Genome Therapeutics Corporation (Waltham, MA; 781-398-2466) announced that it is the first to sequence virulent strains of Enterobacter cloacae and Acinetobacter baumannii, two gram-negative bacteria that are major causes of bacteremia (the presence of bacteria in the blood), urinary and respiratory tract infections, and surgical wound infections.
Listeria monocytogenes Staphylococcus saprophyticus Streptococcus agalactiae Streptococcus mitis Streptococcus Groups C, G and F Acinetobacter baumannii Acinetobacter calcoaceticus Citrobacter freundii Citrobacter koseri Enterobacter aerogenes Enterobacter cloacae Morganella morganii Neisseria gonorrhoeae Proteus vulgaris Pseudomonas stutzeri Clostridium perfringens Propionibacterium acnes Chlamydia pneumoniae Legionella pneumophila Mycobacterium avium Mycobacterium marinum Mycoplasma pneumoniae
AVYCAZ, in combination with metronidazole, is indicated for the treatment of cIAI caused by the following susceptible microorganisms: Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Proteus mirabilis, Providencia stuartii, Enterobacter cloacae, Klebsiella oxytoca and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
cloacae that overproduced chromosome-encoded AmpC, and 2 Bacteroides spp.