genus Klebsiella


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Noun1.genus Klebsiella - a genus of bacteria
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
Enterobacteriaceae, family Enterobacteriaceae - a large family of Gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales
klebsiella - a genus of nonmotile rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria; some cause respiratory and other infections
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The genus Klebsiella belongs to the Enterobacteriaceae family and comprises Gram-negative opportunistic nonmotile pathogens with a mucoid aspect.
The genus Klebsiella belongs to the tribe Klebsiellae, a member of the family Enterobacteriaceae.