Diseases that are caused by Serratia Marcescens (commonly referred to as S. marcescens) are urinary tract infections, respiratory tract infections, conjunctivitis eye infections, conjunctivitis wound infections, meningit... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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 » Science Biology

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 » Science Biology
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