Ewingella americana gen.nov., sp.nov., a new Enterobacteriaceae isolated from clinical specimens.

@article{Grimont1983EwingellaAG,
  title={Ewingella americana gen.nov., sp.nov., a new Enterobacteriaceae isolated from clinical specimens.},
  author={Patrick A D Grimont and Jim J Farmer and Francine Grimont and M A Asbury and Don J. Brenner and Christiane Deval},
  journal={Annales de microbiologie},
  year={1983},
  volume={134A 1},
  pages={39-52}
}
We propose the name Ewingella gen.nov. for a new group in the Enterobacteriaceae. Ewingella is phenotypically distinct from all other groups of Enterobacteriaceae. The members of this genus are lipase- and deoxyribonuclease-negative; Voges-Proskauer-positive; lysine-, ornithine- and arginine-decarboxylase-negative; anaerogenic; they produce acid from glucose in the presence (and absence) of iodoacetate, but fail to produce acid from L-arabinose, melibiose, raffinose, D-sorbitol or sucrose. DNA… CONTINUE READING