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Gram Negative Bacilli


- Characteristics of Gm Neg Bacteria:
- cell membrane does not retain crystal-violet indium dye after an alcohol rinse but does retain safrinin O counterstain;
- lipopolysaccharide is a cell membrane endotoxin which is associated w/ the clinical effects of gm negative sepsis;

- Enteric Gm Neg Bacilli:
- Bacteroides fragilis
- Citrobacter diversus
- Enterobacteriaceae
- Escherichia coli
- Klebsiella Pneumoniae
- Proteus mirabilis
- Salmonella typhi
- Serratia

- Non Enteric Gm Neg Bacilli:
- Eikenella corrodens
- H. influenza
- Legionella pneumophila
- Pasteurella multocida
- Pseudomonas aeruginosa
- Acinetobacter anitratus
- Vibrio