genus Serratia


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Synonyms for genus Serratia

a genus of motile peritrichous bacteria that contain small Gram-negative rod

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It has been reported that certain strains belonging to genus Serratia as well as other genera of marine bacteria produce prodigiosin, red antibiotic pigment [32], which is insoluble and accumulates in the cells [33].
Serratia plymuthica was first described in 1896 by Lehman and Newman as Bacterium plymuthicum and was subsequently placed in the genus Serratia in the 6th edition of Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology (14).
Bacteria of the genus Serratia commonly cause opportunistic infections that arc considered to be of nosocomial origin.