A genus of motile, non–spore-forming Gram-negative rods, containing significant species of human pathogens formerly classified as members of the genus Pseudomonas.
- B. cepacia a bacterial species found in rotted onions and in clinical specimens; commonly found in respiratory secretions in patients with cystic fibrosis, it is frequently resistant to many antibiotics. SYN: Pseudomonas cepacia.
- B. mallei a bacterial species infectious to horses and donkeys, causing glanders and farcy. SYN: Pseudomonas mallei.
- B. pseudomallei a species found in cases of melioidosis in humans and other animals and in soil and water in tropical regions. SYN: Pseudomonas pseudomallei.

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Burk·hol·de·ria (burk″hol-dērґe-ə) a genus of gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria of the family Burkholderiaceae, comprising animal and plant pathogens formerly classified in group II of the genus Pseudomonas.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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