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Serratia marcescens is found everywhere, according to Scientific American. It is found in the grout between tiles in shower stalls, in toilet bowls, and in catheters, feeding tubes and respirators. It is notorious for ca... More »

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Serratia marcescens can be identified by the presence of red pigment that resembles blood on objects that have not been exposed to living creatures or which are incapable of bleeding. In the lab, it can also be identifie... More »

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Antibiotics in the aminoglycoside family, such as amikacin, in combination with an antipseudomonal beta-lactam, such as cephalosporin, are the preferred option for fighting Serratia marcescens infections, according to Me... More »

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Antibiotics in the aminoglycoside family, such as amikacin, in combination with an antipseudomonal beta-lactam, such as cephalosporin, are the preferred option for fighting Serratia marcescens infections, according to Me... More »

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Serratia marcescens is a motile, rod-shaped bacterium and a human pathogen that is frequently implicated in health care-associated infections. It is a cause of health problems in humans as well as other organisms such as... More »

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Serratia bacteria are often present in the bodies of healthy people, without causing any symptoms or problems, reports the Merck Manual. In people who have reduced resistance, are in the hospital, or use devices such as ... More »

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Serratia marcescens can be identified by the presence of red pigment that resembles blood on objects that have not been exposed to living creatures or which are incapable of bleeding. In the lab, it can also be identifie... More »

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