MORAXELLA CATARRHALIS

MORAXELLA CATARRHALIS is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Harrison’s Manual of Medicine 19th edition provides 600+ internal medicine topics in a rapid-access format. Download Harrison’s App to iPhone, iPad, and Android smartphone and tablet. Explore these free sample topics:

Harrison’s Manual of Medicine - App + Web

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --

MICROBIOLOGY AND EPIDEMIOLOGY

M. catarrhalis is an unencapsulated gram-negative diplococcus. Part of the normal flora of the upper airways, M. catarrhalis colonizes 33–100% of infants; the prevalence of colonization decreases steadily with age.

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --