Citrobacter amalonaticus

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Citrobacter amalonaticus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Enterobacteriales
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Genus: Citrobacter
Species: C. amalonaticus
Binomial name
Citrobacter amalonaticus
(Young et al., 1971)

Citrobacter amalonaticus is a Gram-negative species of bacteria, a known human pathogen: it can cause neonatal meningitis and potentially gastroenteritis.[1] It has been known to infect the urinary tract.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Lipsky BA, Hook EW, Smith AA, Plorde JJ (Sep–Oct 1980). "Citrobacter infections in humans: experience at the Seattle Veterans Administration Medical Center and a review of the literature.". Reviews of infectious diseases. 2 (5): 746–60. doi:10.1093/clinids/2.5.746. PMID 6763304. 

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