Moraxella infections

Floyd C. Knoop

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The genus Moraxella, named after Victor Morax who worked at the Pasteur Institute (1891-1903), is composed of gram negative aerobic oxidase-positive coccobacilli. Moraxella catarrhalis is a common inhabitant of the upper respiratory tract during the first year of life (30-100%), but declines to 1-10% in adults ....


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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Knoop, F. C. (2011). Moraxella infections. In xPharm: The Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference (pp. 1-4). Elsevier Inc..