Definition of Klebsiella in English :

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Klebsiella meaning in English

Meaning of Klebsiella in English

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1. klebsiella

a genus of nonmotile rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria; some cause respiratory and other infections

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a Gram-negative bacteria found in the respiratory, intestinal, and urinogenital tracts of humans and animals, which can cause pneumonia and urinary infections

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A nonmotile, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium of the genus Klebsiella, such as K. pneumoniae, that causes pneumonia and other infections usually in patients with diminished immunity, such as diabetics and alcoholics.

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