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Salmonella sp. vs. Proteus

Dilworth dilworth at megsinet.net
Sat Jan 22 22:11:45 EST 2000

However, some Proteus mirabilis species don't swarm.  I've seen quite a few
of these in urinary tract infections lately.  It does have the odor, though.

Judy Dilworth, M.T. (ASCP)

Alec Gallagher wrote:

> The simplest way of spotting P. mirabilis is surely by its morphology on
> blood agar - it exhibits characteristic swarming and also has a very
> characteristic smell.
> Alec

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