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Proteus vulgaris

Test Code: 204398
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Clinical Utility

This assay is only available as part of a panel and cannot be ordered individually.

Proteus vulgaris is a gram-negative bacterium found in the human intestinal tract and in environment habitats, including long-term care facilities and hospitals. Patients in these facilities with underlying diseases or compromised immune systems are the most at risk for infection. P vulgaris is resistant to ampicillin and first-generation cephalosporins.

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