Senotrophomona Maltophilia Case Study

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CHAPTER 1 : INTRODUCTION

STENOTROPHOMONAS AND ITS EFFECT ON HUMAN BEINGS

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Stenotrophomona-maltophilia is a gram negative, non-fermentive, aerobic bacteria which is usually found in aquatic environments and plant rhizospheres.
It is motile due to the polar flagella and colonizes well in MacConkey agar, which is not a generally discovered pathogen among human beings. It is resistant to many drugs and it mainly affects the nosocomial region on individuals with low immunity. Though the organism can cause infections among various tissues, organs etc, quite frequently found in respiratory tract infections. The organism has various different mechanisms for colonization and infections.

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The isolation of Stenotrophomona maltophilia first took place in the
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Similarly pour in the 0.003% , 0.03% and 0.06% in the other holes and mark them respectively.
Incubate them at 28 degree Celsius overnight and spot the results.

Chapter 4

Gentamycin is an antibiotic of the aminoglycoside group active against a variety of pathogenic microorganisms (Gram-negative and Gram-positive).
Studies show that they were resistant to high concentrations of gentamycin (>2000 µg/mL) and to oter aminoglycosides.

When Gentamycin was introduced, S.maltophilia showed some kind of sensitivity, which could be looked into since this organism has variety of different mechanisms for antibiotic resistance.

There was a deviation obtained from the standard values. Gentamycin is an antibiotic which was affecting Pseudomonas. According to the indication that as it was introduced to a medium containing stenotroppmonas, it still showed sensitivity, and by surprise, even more sensitive.

After obtaining results from the MIC,
We get to know that at 3mg/mL is the concentration at which maximum bacteria were terminated. The zone area acquired for .003% and the zone size obtained for the Gentamycin disk (10 µg) were

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