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  Proteus vulgaris
Proteus OX19 has the same o-polysaccharides as the pathogenic bacteria Rickettsia prowazekii.
There, infection by Proteus OX19, a non-pathogenic bacteria, causes the same immune response as infection by Rickettsia, a highly pathogenic and contagious bacteria that causes typhus.
Amano KI, Williams JC, Dasch GA. Structural properties of lipopolysaccharides from Rickettsia typhi and Rickettsia prowazekii and their chemical similarity to the lipopolysaccharide from Proteus vulgaris OX 19 used in the Weil-Felix test.
web.umr.edu /~microbio/BIO221_2001/proteus_vulgaris_ox19.html   (336 words)

 eMedicine - Proteus Infections : Article by Gus Gonzalez, MD
Proteus species are most commonly found in the human intestinal tract as part of normal human intestinal flora, along with Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species, of which E coli is the predominant resident.
Proteus vulgaris and Proteus penneri are easily isolated from individuals in long-term care facilities and hospitals and from patients with underlying diseases or compromised immune systems.
P vulgaris and P penneri are resistant to ampicillin and first-generation cephalosporins.
www.emedicine.com /med/topic1929.htm   (5646 words)

  Proteus vulgaris   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It covers the pathogenic bacterium Proteus vulgaris and a method for rapid identification of bacteria from clinical specimens.
The genus Proteus is classified in the enteric bacteria, together with Escherichia coli, Salmonella, Shigella, Enterobacter and Serratia.
Swarming gives rise to a very thin film of bacteria on the agar surface, but swarming periods are interspersed with periods when the cells stop and undergo a cycle of growth and division so that the colony has a distinct zonation, clearly seen in Fig.
helios.bto.ed.ac.uk /bto/microbes/proteus.htm   (549 words)

 protei - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Proteus (astronomy), large satellite of the planet Neptune.
Proteus orbits Neptune at a distance of about 118,000 km (about 70,600 miles),...
Proteus (mythology), in Greek mythology, son of Poseidon, god of the sea, or his attendant and the keeper of his seals.
encarta.msn.com /protei.html   (96 words)

 Proteus Infection
Proteus is unique, however, because it is highly motile and does not form regular colonies.
vulgaris occurs naturally in the intestines of humans and a wide variety of animals; also manure, soil and polluted waters.
Molecular Characterization of the Genera Proteus, Morganella, and Providencia by Ribotyping
www.phageinternational.com /pathogens/proteus.htm   (347 words)

O'HARA (C.M.), BRENNER (F.W.), STEIGERWALT (A.G.), HILL (B.C.), HOLMES (B.), GRIMONT (P.A.D.), HAWKEY (P.M.), PENNER (J.L.), MILLER (J.M.) and BRENNER (D.J.): Classification of Proteus vulgaris biogroup 3 with recognition of Proteus hauseri sp.
2000 and "Proteus hauseri" Kauffmann 1954 are different taxa, and according to Rules 28a and 33c, Proteus hauseri O'Hara et al.
Proteus vulgaris Hauser 1885 (Approved Lists 1980) emend.
www.bacterio.cict.fr /p/proteus.html   (1053 words)

 Whatever dissolves your crystals
In this experiment, the unknown was determined to be Proteus vulgaris.
vulgaris is a chemoheterotroph, which means it uses carbon sources like glucose for energy and carbon (1); as a chemoheterotroph, it ferments glucose but not lactose or mannitol (2).
However, because it is a facultative anaerobe, the glucose fermentation only occurs in anaerobic conditions; if placed in non-ideal, aerobic conditions, the microbe will use a variety of organic molecules to survive (8).
www.u.arizona.edu /~keslar/academia/biology.html   (511 words)

 LECTURE 35   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Urease production by all species of Proteus and Morganella and some species of Providencia is an exclusive property within the Enterobacteriaceae.
Although each of the three genera cause essentially the same types of infections, namely, infections of the urinary tract, blood stream and soft tissues, Proteus species are more frequently isolated.
Proteus species are highly motile and exhibit swarming (confluent growth) on ordinary agar plates making isolation of mixed cultures difficult.
www.mmc.edu /microb/DentMicro/Dentnotes/DentNote_Sect2/L35Enterobact_v2.html   (1672 words)

 Proteus Vulgaris And Joint Pain
Proteus vulgaris complexes, inflammatory responses can occur in any joint.
proteus infection proteus infections proteus syndrome proteus syndrome...
Pertussinum (Whooping Cough); Pneumococcinum; Polio; Proteus Bulgaris; Proteus Vulgaris; Psorinum; Pyrogenium;...
www.joint-pain-information.com /joint-pain-information-5/proteus-vulgaris-and-joint-pain.html   (680 words)

 Cipro Indications, Dosage, Storage, Stability - Ciprofloxacin - RxList Monographs
Urinary Tract Infections caused by Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter cloacae, Serratia marcescens, Proteus mirabilis, Providencia rettgeri, Morganella morganii, Citrobacter diversus, Citrobacter freundii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus saprophyticus, or Enterococcus faecalis.
Lower Respiratory Tract Infections caused by Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter cloacae, Proteus mirabilis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Haemophilus influenzae, Haemophilus parainfluenzae, or Streptococcus pneumoniae.
Acute Sinusitis caused by Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, or Moraxella catarrhalis.
www.rxlist.com /cgi/generic/cipro_ids.htm   (1697 words)

 Classification, Identification, and Clinical Significance of Proteus, Providencia, and Morganella -- O'Hara et al. 13 ...
A hospital outbreak caused by a chlorhexidine- and antibiotic-resistant Proteus mirabilis.
Retrograde transmission of Proteus mirabilis during platelet transfusion and the use of arbitrarily primed polymerase chain reaction for bacteria typing in suspected cases of transfusion transmission of infection.
An outbreak of nosocomial Proteus rettgeri urinary tract infection.
cmr.asm.org /cgi/content/full/13/4/534   (5748 words)

 Proteu's bacillus (www.whonamedit.com)
The bacillus was named for the Greek sea god Proteus because it is pleomorphic and appears in many different sizes and shapes.
Proteus had the power to change his form at will and frequently assumed all manner of shapes and forms so as to avoid capture.
It was discovered by Gustav Hauser (1856-1935) who in 1885 isolated Proteus vulgaris.
www.whonamedit.com /synd.cfm/635.html   (191 words)

 Eric Niederhoffer
The kidney pathogens Proteus mirabilis and Proteus vulgaris are of interest because they are the most common hospital-acquired infection of complicated urinary tracts (i.e., individuals with advanced age or compromised immune systems).
Proteus is an interesting microbe because it swarms over surfaces and invades urothelial cells.
I have been studying a variety of iron- and dioxygen-regulated genes from Proteus and determining the molecular events important in their expression during liquid culture growth, swarming, and invasion of cells.
www.siu.edu /departments/biochem/faculty/Niederhoffer.html   (713 words)

 Virology Journal | Full text | The ability of flagellum-specific Proteus vulgarisbacteriophage PV22 to interact with ...
vulgaris, as in the case of other bacteria, have been utilized for typing schemes [20-22] and are structurally similar to phage from other bacteria [22-25].
vulgaris strain 1922 and a constant velocity of adsorption was determined by the formula of Adams [33] by titration of the PV22 with its host.
A preliminary chemotaxis assay was conducted as described by Adler [34] utilizing a capillary method with chicken epithelial cecal cells as the attractant with phage PV22 at an MOI of 10 with C.
www.virologyj.com /content/3/1/50   (2436 words)

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During the first trial, the flasks of Proteus vulgaris and Proteus mirablis, failed to show turbidity after 16hrs of stationary incubation at 30(C. Therefore, the results from the first trial reflect use of only Eschirechia coli (A+) and Enterobacter as donors.
This time only the Proteus vulgaris and Proteus mirablis grew, and 24hrs after attempted recombination the colonies appeared only on 10-4 Streptomyocin plates.
The Proteus mirablis grew 3 colonies, and the Proteus vulgaris grew 6 colonies.
www.willamette.edu /~ccollins/framing/ceisele/Results.doc   (232 words)

 Biochemical Identification and Characterization of DNA Groups within the Proteus vulgaris Complex -- Janda et al. 39 ...
vulgaris strains were typed and placed in to DNA groups as reported by Brenner et al.
vulgaris strain, a 1-µl loopful of solid growth was extracted and the DNA was purified with the DNeasy Tissue
The secreted hemolysins of Proteus mirabilis, Proteus vulgaris, and Morganella morganii are genetically related to each other and to the alpha-hemolysin of Escherichia coli.
jcm.asm.org /cgi/content/full/39/4/1231   (2131 words)

 ATCC: Bacteria Collection
GenBank: L01758: Proteus vulgaris partial macromolecular synthesis (MMS) operon; rpsU gene, 3' end, and primase (dnaG) gene, 5' end.
ATCC 29905 is the new type strain of Proteus vulgaris.
The rtn gene of Proteus vulgaris is actually from Escherichia coli.
www.atcc.org /common/catalog/numSearch/numResults.cfm?atccNum=13315   (542 words)

 Microbiology Bacteria Biochemical Test Of Proteus Vulgaris
Serratia marcescens ; bluish green and IND +, Proteus vulgaris...
Proteus vulgaris Acid Acid + gas +ve +ve.
LB-53: KB-54: Proteus vulgaris: LB-54: KB-55: Pseudomonas aeruginosa...
www.cdmarket.com.cn /4641-microbiologybacteriabiochemicaltestofproteusvulgaris-21431.html   (170 words)

 Potential virulence factors of Proteus bacilli -- Rozalski et al. 61 (1): 65 -- Microbiology and Molecular Biology ...
McGEE, D. The Helicobacter pylori flbA flagellar biosynthesis and regulatory gene is required for motility and virulence and modulates urease of H. pylori and Proteus mirabilis.
N., Rozalski, A., Knirel, Y. Structure of a glycerol teichoic acid-like O-specific polysaccharide of Proteus vulgaris O12.
Vinogradov, E., Radziejewska-Lebrecht, J., Kaca, W. The structure of the carbohydrate backbone of core-lipid A region of the lipopolysaccharides from Proteus mirabilis wild-type strain S1959 (serotype O3) and its Ra mutant R110/1959.
mmbr.asm.org /cgi/content/abstract/61/1/65   (943 words)

 Molecular Characterization of the Genera Proteus, Morganella, and Providencia by Ribotyping -- Pignato et al. 37 (9): ...
Molecular Characterization of the Genera Proteus, Morganella, and Providencia by Ribotyping -- Pignato et al.
The distance matrix was generated by using the complement of Dice similarity coefficients and the average-linkage algorithm with a 4% tolerated error.
Strain NCTC 4175 is a biogroup 3 strain and,
jcm.asm.org /cgi/content/full/37/9/2840   (2697 words)

 ARS | Publication request: THE ABILITY OF FLAGELLUM-SPECIFIC PROTEUS VULGARIS BACTERIOPHAGE PV22 TO INTERACT WITH ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A bacteriophage (PV22) that productively infects Proteus vulgaris was isolated and this phage attaches to the flagella of C. jejuni inhibiting its movement in liquid cultures.
A C. jejuni flagellum-specific phage PV22 from Proteus vulgaris was identified in sewage drainage.
It was demonstrated that a bacteriophage that productively infects P. vulgaris was able to bind C. jejuni and by a spot test that the growth of C. jejuni was reduced relative to control bacteria in the region of phage application.
www.ars.usda.gov /research/publications/Publications.htm?seq_no_115=193423   (489 words)

 Classification of Proteus vulgaris biogroup 3 with recognition of Proteus hauseri sp. nov., nom. rev. and unnamed ...
Classification of Proteus vulgaris biogroup 3 with recognition of Proteus hauseri sp.
and unnamed Proteus genomospecies 4, 5 and 6 -- O'Hara et al.
strains, was differentiated from Proteus penneri, genomospecies 3 and 6 and
ijs.sgmjournals.org /cgi/content/abstract/50/5/1869   (603 words)

 Proteus Vulgaris Bacteria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bacteria of the genus Proteus are a common use of urinary tract infections which may result in...
ACCoT-resist ance of Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Proteus vulgaris were...
The selected essential oils were screened against four gram-negative bacteria (Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus vulgaris) and two gram-positive bacteria...
www.cqc-china.com /45271-proteusvulgarisbacteria.html   (200 words)

 Fragmentation of 23S rRNA in Strains of Proteus and Providencia Results from Intervening Sequences in the rrn (rRNA) ...
genes with IVSs are summarized for all Proteus and Providencia
The species are as follows: Pv, Proteus vulgaris; Pp, Proteus penneri; Pm, Proteus mirabilis; Pr, Providencia rettgeri, and S.
In general, the Proteus and Providencia rrl genes are quite heterogeneous with respect to IVS content.
jb.asm.org /cgi/content/full/182/4/1109   (5428 words)

 Postneurosurgical Meningitis Due to Proteus penneri with Selection of a Ceftriaxone-Resistant Isolate: Analysis of ...
Postneurosurgical Meningitis Due to Proteus penneri with Selection of a Ceftriaxone-Resistant Isolate: Analysis of Chromosomal Class A {beta}-Lactamase HugA and its LysR-Type Regulatory Protein HugR -- Liassine et al.
Purification and characterization of the Proteus vulgaris BlaA protein, the activator of the ß-lactamase gene.
Chromosomally encoded cephalosporinase of Proteus vulgaris Ro104 belongs to Ambler’s class A. Biochim.
aac.asm.org /cgi/content/full/46/1/216   (1576 words)

 Ron Webb comments on Canticle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Biblically, of course, both Lazarus and Jesus are buried in tombs that are closed with large rocks.
Proteus as prophet, as seer, is a double allusion.
"Proteus vulgaris," however, also suggests a vulgar prophet, or a prophet to the mob, one of those who lead humanity down the path to destruction, Blackeneth and, later, the Minister of Defense.
www.wsu.edu:8000 /~brians/science_fiction/webb.html   (393 words)

 PROTEUS - OneLook Dictionary Search
Proteus, proteus : Encarta® World English Dictionary, North American Edition [home, info]
Proteus, proteus : The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
Phrases that include PROTEUS: proteus anguinus, proteus vulgaris, amoeba proteus, proteus infections, steinmetz charles proteus, more...
www.onelook.com /cgi-bin/cgiwrap/bware/dofind.cgi?word=PROTEUS   (290 words)

 Structural Properties of Lipopolysaccharides from Rickettsia typhi and Rickettsia prowazekii and Their Chemical ...
Structural Properties of Lipopolysaccharides from Rickettsia typhi and Rickettsia prowazekii and Their Chemical Similarity to the Lipopolysaccharide from Proteus vulgaris OX19 Used in the Weil-Felix Test -- Amano et al.
Proteus vulgaris OX2 and OX19 and Proteus mirabilis
LPSs were extracted from formalin-treated rickettsia and Proteus with hot phenol-water as described previously (10).
iai.asm.org /cgi/content/full/66/3/923   (2363 words)

 Proteus Vulgaris Treatment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The isolates presented identical 85.96% homology with those of Proteus vulgaris.
antigens of OX-19 and OX-2 strains of Proteus vulgaris.
Urinary Tract Infections: For the treatment of urinary tract infections due to Enterobacter species, Morganella morganii, Proteus mirabilis and Proteus vulgaris.
www.acne-cure.org /Proteus-Vulgaris-Treatment.html   (220 words)

 Crystallization of urine mineral components may depend on the chemical nature of Proteus endotoxin polysaccharides -- ...
The role of acidic polysaccharides in the pathogenicity of Proteus,
Consequently, the polysaccharide in the dialysis sac was incubated
Perry, M. and MacLean, L. The structure of the polysaccharide produced by Proteus vulgaris (ATCC 49990).
jmm.sgmjournals.org /cgi/content/full/52/6/471   (3066 words)

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