Serratia odorifera biogroup2

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Description Serratia odorifera biogroup 2 is a species of gram-negative, nonsporeforming, peritrichous rods. It is distinguished from other biogroups by it doesn't response to fermentation of sucrose and raffinose, and by the absence of ornithine decarboxylase.
Synonyms N.A.
Habitat/Source It has been found in human clinical specimens and in food. Serratia odorifera biogroup 1 was isolated from the from the respiratory tract, spinal fluid and blood.
Pathogenicity Some reports state that organism was more responsible for invasive human infection in compare of biogroup 1.
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(1) Grimont, P. A. D., Grimont, F., Richard, C., Davis, B. R., Steigerwalt, A. G., Brenner, D. J. (1978). Deoxyribonucleic acid relatedness between Serratia plymuthica and other Serratia species, with a description of Serratia odorifera sp. nov. (Type strain: ICPB 3995). Int.J.Syst.Bacteriol. 28 : 453-463.

(2) Serratia odorifera biogroup I:an emerging pathogen, MA Cook; Lopez JJ,Jr. The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, September 1998, Vol. 98, 505.

(3) Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology (9th Edition,p.217,Table 5.2).Edited by John G. Holt,The Williams & Wilkins Co..