Distribution in clinical material and identification of Pseudomonas maltophilia.

  title={Distribution in clinical material and identification of Pseudomonas maltophilia.},
  author={Barry Holmes and S. P. Lapage and B G Easterling},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  volume={32 1},
During the 10-year period ending March 1976, 128 (8.5%) of 1506 strains of Gram-negative non-fermentative bacteria submitted to the National Collection of Type Cultures for computer-assisted identification have been strains of Pseudomonas maltophilia. These figures suggest that Ps. maltophilia is both a relatively common species in clinical material in the United Kingdom and also that many laboratories experience difficulty in identifying this species. We report the sources from which our… CONTINUE READING

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