How do you get Leclercia Adecarboxylata?

Leclercia adecarboxylata is a gram-negative bacillus of the Enterobacteriaceae family. It is a rare human pathogen that is often acquired via wound and/or contact with aquatic environment.

Where is Leclercia Adecarboxylata found?

L. adecarboxylata is a motile gram-negative bacilli that was first isolated from drinking water and originally described in 1962 by Leclerc as Escherichia adecarboxylata. Today it is recognised as being distributed widely in food and water, a part of normal flora in the gut of animals and in the stool of humans.

Is Leclercia Adecarboxylata a coliform?

Leclercia adecarboxylata is an opportunistic human pathogen that phenotypically resembles Escherichia coli.

Is pantoea an Enterobacteriaceae?

Pantoea agglomerans (formerly Enterobacter agglomerans) is a gram-negative aerobic bacillus in the family Enterobacteriaceae. All species of the genus Pantoea can be isolated from feculent material, plants, and soil (2), where they can be either pathogens or commensals (12).

How do you get Pantoea bacteria?

Wound infection with P. agglomerans usually follow piercing or laceration of skin with a plant thorn, wooden splinter or other plant material and subsequent inoculation of the plant-residing bacteria, mostly during performing of agricultural occupations and gardening, or children playing.

What are the symptoms of Pantoea?

P. agglomerans is a rare cause of blood, wound, and respiratory and urinary infections which usually present as fever, chills, and disseminated diseases such as septic arthritis, endophthalmitis, endocarditis, and osteomyelitis in the setting of bacteremia. Spontaneous infection can occur in an immunocompromised host.

Where is Pantoea found?

Pantoea species have been isolated from feculent material, in soil, water, plant (as epiphytes or endophytes), seeds, fruits (e.g., pineapple, mandarin oranges), and the human and animal gastrointestinal tracts, in dairy products, in blood and in urine.