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J Clin Microbiol. Jan 1975; 1(1): 61–64.
PMCID: PMC274942

Recognition of Pseudomonas pickettii in the clinical laboratory: biochemical characterization of 62 strains.

Abstract

Pseudomonas pickettii strains were studied to determine the characteristics essential for their identification in the clinical microbiology laboratory. Preliminary investigations indicated that these glucose-oxidizing, denitrifying, gram-negative rods were quite similar to an unclassified group of clinical isolates designated VA-2. Gas liquid chromatography of trimethylsilyl derivatives of whole cell hydrolysates of P. pickettii and VA-2 strains yielded nearly identical elution profiles. The VA-2 cultures were concluded to be probable strains of P. pickettii. A method is presented for differentiating cultures of P. pickettii from other similar bacteria encountered in clinical specimens.

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