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Volume 13, Number 8—August 2007

Dyella japonica Bacteremia in Hemodialysis Patient

Pattarachai Kiratisin*, Premwadee Kowwigkai*, Supanit Pattanachaiwit*, Anucha Apisarnthanarak†, and Amornrut Leelaporn*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand; †Thammasat University Hospital, Prathumthani, Thailand;

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Biochemical characteristics of patient’s isolate RB28 and type strains of Dyella species*

Characteristics Patient’s isolate RB28 D. japonica XD53T D. koreensis BB4T
Oxidase + + +
Catalase + + w
Motility + + +
Acid from
D-glucose + + +
D-mannose + +
D-sucrose +
α-galactosidase +
β-N-acetyl-glucosaminidase w +
α-glucosidase w +

*Data from references (6) and (8); T, type strain.

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