hafnia alvei

Summary

Summary: The type species for the genus HAFNIA. It is distinguished from other biochemically similar bacteria by its lack of acid production on media containing sucrose. (From Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 9th ed)

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  1. Janda J, Abbott S. The genus Hafnia: from soup to nuts. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2006;19:12-8 pubmed
    ..alvei complex, and bona fide pathogenicity factors...
  2. Janda J, Abbott S, Bystrom S, Probert W. Identification of two distinct hybridization groups in the genus Hafnia by 16S rRNA gene sequencing and phenotypic methods. J Clin Microbiol. 2005;43:3320-3 pubmed
    A collection of 52 strains belonging to the Hafnia alvei complex were subjected to molecular (16S rRNA gene sequencing) and biochemical analysis...
  3. Pulcini C, Roth S, Bernard E, Vandenbos F, Bernard J, Dellamonica P. [Hafnia alvei bacteremia with liver and muscle abscess: a case report]. Presse Med. 2003;32:1026-7 pubmed
    b>Hafnia alvei is a commensal organism of the digestive tract. It is best known as an agent of pediatric gastro-enteritis. In adults, this organism may exceptionally be responsible for extra-intestinal infections...
  4. Stock I, Rahman M, Sherwood K, Wiedemann B. Natural antimicrobial susceptibility patterns and biochemical identification of Escherichia albertii and Hafnia alvei strains. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2005;51:151-63 pubmed
    Bangladeshi diarrheagenic Hafnia alvei-like strains have been described recently as the new species Escherichia albertii (Int J Syst Evolut Microbiol. 2003;53:807-810). The natural susceptibility of 21 E. albertii and 76 H...
  5. Redondo J, Maseda E, Riquelme A, Alday E, Uña R, Criado A. [Hafnia alvei in a rare case of severe pneumonia in a postanesthesia recovery unit]. Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim. 2005;52:359-62 pubmed
    ..Two blood cultures and a respiratory secretion sample grew a microorganism identified as Hafnia alvei. H...
  6. Rodriguez Guardado A, Boga J, Diego I, Ordas J, Alvarez M, Perez F. Clinical characteristics of nosocomial and community-acquired extraintestinal infections caused by Hafnia alvei. Scand J Infect Dis. 2005;37:870-2 pubmed
    36 episodes (25 nosocomial and 11 community-acquired) of infections caused by Hafnia alvei showed that this bacterium is responsible for serious infections in adults, specially in hospitalized patients with underlying chronic diseases, ..
  7. Vivas J, Padilla D, Real F, Bravo J, Grasso V, Acosta F. Influence of environmental conditions on biofilm formation by Hafnia alvei strains. Vet Microbiol. 2008;129:150-5 pubmed
    b>Hafnia alvei is considered an opportunistic pathogen of animal and humans, affecting a wide range of homeothermic and poikilothermic hosts with different body temperatures. In this work, H...
  8. Katzenellenbogen E, Kocharova N, Zatonsky G, Kübler Kiełb J, Gamian A, Shashkov A, et al. Structural and serological studies on Hafnia alvei O-specific polysaccharide of alpha-D-mannan type isolated from the lipopolysaccharide of strain PCM 1223. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2001;30:223-7 pubmed
    ..COSY, TOCSY, NOESY and (1)H, (13)C HSQC experiments, a neutral O-specific polysaccharide isolated from Hafnia alvei strain PCM 1223 lipopolysaccharide (LPS) was found to be an alpha-mannan composed of pentasaccharide repeating ..
  9. Romanowska E. Immunochemical aspects of Hafnia alvei O antigens. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2000;27:219-25 pubmed
    ..alvei strains is overviewed. Moreover, the correlation between the structure and immunospecificity of the O antigens is presented and discussed...

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  1. Irlinger F, Yung S, Sarthou A, Delbès Paus C, Montel M, Coton E, et al. Ecological and aromatic impact of two Gram-negative bacteria (Psychrobacter celer and Hafnia alvei) inoculated as part of the whole microbial community of an experimental smear soft cheese. Int J Food Microbiol. 2012;153:332-8 pubmed publisher
    The impact of the growth of two Gram-negative bacteria, Psychrobacter celer and Hafnia alvei, inoculated at 10(2) and 10(6) cfu/g, on the dynamics of a multispecies community as well as on volatile aroma compound production during cheese ..
  2. Lukasiewicz J, Jachymek W, Niedziela T, Kenne L, Lugowski C. Structural analysis of the lipid A isolated from Hafnia alvei 32 and PCM 1192 lipopolysaccharides. J Lipid Res. 2010;51:564-74 pubmed publisher
    b>Hafnia alvei, a Gram-negative bacterium, is an opportunistic pathogen associated with mixed hospital infections, bacteremia, septicemia, and respiratory diseases...
  3. Viana E, Campos M, Ponce A, Mantovani H, Vanetti M. Biofilm formation and acyl homoserine lactone production in Hafnia alvei isolated from raw milk. Biol Res. 2009;42:427-36 pubmed publisher
    ..presence of acyl homoserine lactones (AHLs), signal molecules of the quorum sensing system in biofilm formed by Hafnia alvei strains. It also evaluated the effect of synthetic quorum sensing inhibitors in biofilm formation...
  4. Ramos A, Damaso D. Extraintestinal infection due to Hafnia alvei. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2000;19:708-10 pubmed
    The aim of this study was to establish the clinical features of extraintestinal infections caused by Hafnia alvei. Over a 5-year period (1994-1998), data were collected regarding inpatients (n = 8) with nosocomial (n = 5) or community-..
  5. Ruiz Moreno J, Alio J, De La Hoz F. Delayed-onset postoperative endophthalmitis caused by Hafnia alvei. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2001;11:189-92 pubmed
    To identify Hafnia alvei as an etiological factor of delayed-onset endophthalmitis.
  6. Katzenellenbogen E, Kocharova N, Zatonsky G, Shashkov A, Bogulska M, Knirel Y. Structures of the biological repeating units in the O-chain polysaccharides of Hafnia alvei strains having a typical lipopolysaccharide outer core region. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2005;45:269-78 pubmed
    Earlier, the structures of the O-chain polysaccharides of the lipopolysaccharides (LPS) of a number of Hafnia alvei strains have been established. However, it remained unknown, which is the first and the last monosaccharide of the O-chain...
  7. Katzenellenbogen E, Kocharova N, Zatonsky G, Shashkov A, Korzeniowska Kowal A, Gamian A, et al. Structure of the O-polysaccharide of Hafnia alvei strain PCM 1189 that has hexa- to octasaccharide repeating units owing to incomplete glucosylation. Carbohydr Res. 2005;340:263-70 pubmed
    The O-polysaccharide of Hafnia alvei PCM 1189 consists of D-glucose, D-galactose, D-GalNAc and D-GlcA and lacks the strict regularity...
  8. Kubler Kielb J, Whitfield C, Katzenellenbogen E, Vinogradov E. Identification of the methyl phosphate substituent at the non-reducing terminal mannose residue of the O-specific polysaccharides of Klebsiella pneumoniae O3, Hafnia alvei PCM 1223 and Escherichia coli O9/O9a LPS. Carbohydr Res. 2012;347:186-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Polysaccharides of Klebsiella pneumoniae O3, Hafnia alvei PCM 1223, and Escherichia coli O9 have the same penta-mannose repeating unit. E...
  9. Swierzko A, Lukasiewicz J, Cedzynski M, Maciejewska A, Jachymek W, Niedziela T, et al. New functional ligands for ficolin-3 among lipopolysaccharides of Hafnia alvei. Glycobiology. 2012;22:267-80 pubmed publisher
    ..We present new specific targets for human ficolin-3, identified among lipopolysaccharides (LPSs, endotoxin) of Hafnia alvei. The interaction was restricted to LPSs of four strains: 23, Polish Collection of Microorganisms (PCM) 1200, ..
  10. Wertz J, Riley M. Chimeric nature of two plasmids of Hafnia alvei encoding the bacteriocins alveicins A and B. J Bacteriol. 2004;186:1598-605 pubmed
    The complete nucleotide sequences of two bacteriocin-encoding plasmids isolated from Hafnia alvei (pAlvA and pAlvB) were determined...
  11. Ariza A, Moroz O, Blagova E, Turkenburg J, Waterman J, Roberts S, et al. Degradation of phytate by the 6-phytase from Hafnia alvei: a combined structural and solution study. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e65062 pubmed publisher
    ..We report identification, cloning, purification and 3D structures of 6-phytases from two bacteria, Hafnia alvei and Yersinia kristensenii, together with their pH optima, thermal stability, and degradation profiles for ..
  12. Lee Y, Kung H, Wu C, Hsu H, Chen H, Huang T, et al. Determination of histamine in milkfish stick implicated in food-borne poisoning. J Food Drug Anal. 2016;24:63-71 pubmed publisher
    ..4 strains), Enterobacter cloacae (1 strain), Morganella morganii (2 strains), Serratia marcescens (1 strain), Hafnia alvei (1 strain), and Raoultella orithinolytica (1 strain), by 16S ribosomal DNA sequencing with polymerase chain ..
  13. Casanova Roman M, Sanchez Porto A, Casanova Bellido M. Late-onset neonatal sepsis due to Hafnia alvei. Scand J Infect Dis. 2004;36:70-2 pubmed
    b>Hafnia alvei infections are uncommon, and usually occur in patients with underlying illnesses, mainly adults. The authors describe a rare case of late-onset community-acquired neonatal sepsis in an infant without any underlying disease...
  14. Hidalgo Tenorio C, Pasquau Liaño J. [Bilateral lung tuberculosis and over-infection by Hafnia alvei]. An Med Interna. 2002;19:547-8 pubmed
  15. Loulergue P, Lortholary O, Mainardi J, Lecuit M. Hafnia alvei endocarditis following pyelonephritis in a permanent pacemaker carrier. Clin Infect Dis. 2007;44:621 pubmed
  16. Kumar R, Maulik P, Misra A. Concise chemical synthesis of a tetrasaccharide repeating unit of the O-antigen of Hafnia alvei 10457. Glycoconj J. 2008;25:511-9 pubmed
    Concise chemical synthesis of a tetrasaccharide repeating unit of the O-antigen of Hafnia alvei 10457 is reported...
  17. Calasso M, Mancini L, di Cagno R, Cardinali G, Gobbetti M. Microbial cell-free extracts as sources of enzyme activities to be used for enhancement flavor development of ewe milk cheese. J Dairy Sci. 2015;98:5874-89 pubmed publisher
    Freeze-dried cell-free extracts (CFE) from Lactobacillus casei LC01, Weissella cibaria 1XF5, Hafnia alvei Moller ATCC 51815, and Debaryomyces hansenii LCF-558 were used as sources of enzyme activities for conditioning the ripening of ewe ..
  18. Höll L, Behr J, Vogel R. Identification and growth dynamics of meat spoilage microorganisms in modified atmosphere packaged poultry meat by MALDI-TOF MS. Food Microbiol. 2016;60:84-91 pubmed publisher
    ..In low O2 MAP, the main spoilage microbiota was represented by species Hafnia alvei at 10 °C, and genera Carnobacterium sp., Serratia sp., and Yersinia sp. at 4 °C...
  19. Erban T, Ledvinka O, Kamler M, Nesvorna M, Hortova B, Tyl J, et al. Honeybee (Apis mellifera)-associated bacterial community affected by American foulbrood: detection of Paenibacillus larvae via microbiome analysis. Sci Rep. 2017;7:5084 pubmed publisher
    ..The relative sequence numbers of Citrobacter freundii and Hafnia alvei were higher in AFB2 and AFB1 than in AFB0, whereas Enterococcus faecalis, Klebsiella oxytoca, Spiroplasma ..
  20. Chorianopoulos N, Giaouris E, Kourkoutas Y, Nychas G. Inhibition of the early stage of Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis biofilm development on stainless steel by cell-free supernatant of a Hafnia alvei culture. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010;76:2018-22 pubmed publisher
    Compounds present in Hafnia alvei cell-free culture supernatant cumulatively negatively influence the early stage of biofilm development by Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis on stainless steel while they also reduce the overall ..
  21. Katzenellenbogen E, Kocharova N, Zatonsky G, Korzeniowska Kowal A, Shashkov A, Knirel Y. Structure of the O-polysaccharide from the lipopolysaccharide of Hafnia alvei strain PCM 1546. Carbohydr Res. 2003;338:2153-8 pubmed
    An acidic O-polysaccharide isolated by mild acid hydrolysis from the lipopolysaccharide of Hafnia alvei PCM 1546 is composed of D-Gal, D-Glc, D-GlcA, D-GalNAc and O-acetyl groups in the ratios 1:1:1:2:1.6...
  22. Sarjeant K, Williams S, Hinton A. The effect of electron beam irradiation on the survival of Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium and psychrotrophic bacteria on raw chicken breasts stored at four degrees celsius for fourteen days. Poult Sci. 2005;84:955-8 pubmed
    ..In general, psychrotrophic counts increased as storage time increased. However, psychrotrophic counts decreased (P < 0.05) as the irradiation dosage increased. ..
  23. Crandall C, Abbott S, Zhao Y, Probert W, Janda J. Isolation of toxigenic Hafnia alvei from a probable case of hemolytic uremic syndrome. Infection. 2006;34:227-9 pubmed
    ..However, the state reference laboratory detected a toxigenic strain of Hafnia alvei active on Vero cells from two consecutive stool cultures during the acute phase of her illness.
  24. Callon C, Arliguie C, Montel M. Control of Shigatoxin-producing Escherichia coli in cheese by dairy bacterial strains. Food Microbiol. 2016;53:63-70 pubmed publisher
    ..sp, Carnobacterium mobile, Enterococcus faecalis, Enterococcus faecium, Macrococcus caseolyticus and Hafnia alvei reduced STEC O26:H11 counts by 1.4-2...
  25. Lancelevee J, Bret L, David K, Di Martino P. Antibiotic resistance and adherence properties of Hafnia alvei clinical isolates: a 19-month study in the hospital of Orléans, France. J Chemother. 2007;19:677-81 pubmed
    We studied the epidemiology of antibiotic resistance and adherence properties among all Hafnia alvei clinical isolates collected from August 2003 to February 2005 from patients hospitalized in the hospital of Orléans, France...
  26. Karukurichi K, de la Salud Bea R, Jahng W, Berkowitz D. Examination of the new alpha-(2'Z-fluoro)vinyl trigger with lysine decarboxylase: the absolute stereochemistry dictates the reaction course. J Am Chem Soc. 2007;129:258-9 pubmed
  27. Mavromatis P, Quantick P. Modification of Niven's medium for the enumeration of histamine-forming bacteria and discussion of the parameters associated with its use. J Food Prot. 2002;65:546-51 pubmed
    ..Strains of HFB, Morganella morganii, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Hafnia alvei were examined for their ability to change color on NM...
  28. Hou H, Zhu Y, Wang J, Jiang F, Qu W, Zhang G, et al. Characteristics of N-Acylhomoserine Lactones Produced by Hafnia alvei H4 Isolated from Spoiled Instant Sea Cucumber. Sensors (Basel). 2017;17: pubmed publisher
    This study aimed to identify N-acylhomoserine lactone (AHL) produced by Hafnia alvei H4, which was isolated from spoiled instant sea cucumber, and to investigate the effect of AHLs on biofilm formation...
  29. Padilla D, Acosta F, Bravo J, Grasso V, Real F, Vivas J. Invasion and intracellular survival of Hafnia alvei strains in human epithelial cells. J Appl Microbiol. 2008;105:1614-22 pubmed publisher
    The aim of this study was to investigate the invasion and intracellular survival of different Hafnia alvei strains in HeLa cells. We performed different experiments on the bacterial invasion of different strains of H...
  30. Swierzko A, Bartłomiejczyk M, Brzostek A, Łukasiewicz J, Michalski M, Dziadek J, et al. Mycobacterial antigen 85 complex (Ag85) as a target for ficolins and mannose-binding lectin. Int J Med Microbiol. 2016;306:212-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on the use of specific inhibitors (mannan for MBL, acetylated bovine serum albumin for ficolin-1 and -2, Hafnia alvei PCM 1200 lipopolysaccharide for ficolin-3), we concluded that carbohydrate-recognition (MBL) and fibrinogen-..
  31. Kamgang Youbi G, Herry J, Brisset J, Bellon Fontaine M, Doubla A, Naïtali M. Impact on disinfection efficiency of cell load and of planktonic/adherent/detached state: case of Hafnia alvei inactivation by plasma activated water. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2008;81:449-57 pubmed publisher
    ..The inactivation kinetics of planktonic cells of Hafnia alvei (selected as a bacterial model) were found to be of the first order...
  32. Lo Y, Chuang Y, Lin Y. Yokenella regensburgei in an immunocompromised host: a case report and review of the literature. Infection. 2011;39:485-8 pubmed publisher
    Yokenella regensburgei belongs to the Enterobacteriaceae and shares some biochemical characteristics with Hafnia alvei. A few case reports have suggested that it is an opportunistic pathogen, but there is no strong evidence to support its ..
  33. Rodriguez Guardado A, Boga J, De Diego I, Perez F. [Bacteremia caused by Hafnia alvei in an intensive care neonatal unit]. Med Clin (Barc). 2006;126:355-6 pubmed
  34. Niedziela T, Kenne L, Lugowski C. Novel O-antigen of Hafnia alvei PCM 1195 lipopolysaccharide with a teichoic acid-like structure. Carbohydr Res. 2010;345:270-4 pubmed publisher
    The lipopolysaccharide (LPS) of Hafnia alvei strain PCM 1195 was obtained by the hot phenol/water method. The O-specific polysaccharide was released by mild acidic hydrolysis and isolated by gel filtration...
  35. Bobko E, Tyras M, Jachymek W. Reprint of "new complete structure of Hafnia alvei clinical isolate strain PCM 2670 semi-rough lipopolysaccharide". Carbohydr Res. 2013;378:71-8 pubmed publisher
    b>Hafnia alvei strain PCM 2670 is a clinical isolate from a patient with chronic reproductive tract infection...
  36. Liu C, Lin W, Wang C, Lee K, Tsai M. Young-infant sepsis combined with urinary tract infection due to Hafnia alvei. J Formos Med Assoc. 2007;106:S39-43 pubmed
    b>Hafnia alvei infections are uncommon and occur mainly in adult patients featuring underlying illnesses. Its isolation in pediatric cases is even more unusual...
  37. Mukherjee C, Misra A. First total synthesis of a pentasaccharide repeating unit of the O-antigen of Hafnia alvei PCM 1529. Glycoconj J. 2008;25:111-9 pubmed
    A pentasaccharide repeating unit of the O-antigen of Hafnia alvei has been synthesized in a concise manner. High yielding glycosylation steps and minimum number of protecting group manipulation steps are the key features of this synthesis...
  38. Okada S, Gordon D. Genetic and ecological structure of Hafnia alvei in Australia. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2003;26:585-94 pubmed
    Multilocus enzyme electrophoresis of 161 Hafnia alvei isolates from 158 hosts and 3 water column samples collected in Australia revealed that this species consists of two genetically distinct groups. The two groups of H...
  39. Papageorgakopoulou N, Vynios D, Adamopoulos P, Stravropoulou C, Papapetropoulou M. Changes in protein composition and hydrolytic enzyme activity of Escherichia coli and Hafnia alvei grown in human fluids. Microbiol Res. 2000;154:363-8 pubmed
    Growing of Escherichia coli and Hafnia alvei cells in several cell-free human fluids, such as normal serum, serum from diabetic patients, pleural, ascitic and spinal fluid, revealed that various biochemical changes occurred...
  40. Bruhn J, Christensen A, Flodgaard L, Nielsen K, Larsen T, Givskov M, et al. Presence of acylated homoserine lactones (AHLs) and AHL-producing bacteria in meat and potential role of AHL in spoilage of meat. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004;70:4293-302 pubmed
    ..Ninety-six AHL-producing bacteria were isolated, and 92 were identified as Enterobacteriaceae. Hafnia alvei was the most commonly identified AHL-producing bacterium...
  41. Katzenellenbogen E, Kocharova N, Korzeniowska Kowal A, Gamian A, Bogulska M, Szostko B, et al. Immunochemical studies of the lipopolysaccharides of Hafnia alvei PCM 1219 and other strains with the O-antigens containing D-glucose 1-phosphate and 2-deoxy-2-[(R)-3-hydroxybutyramido]-D-glucose. Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz). 2008;56:347-52 pubmed publisher
    ..So far, 29 different O-polysaccharide (OPS, O-antigen) structures in Hafnias LPSs have been established and for some of them the molecular basis of the serological activity has been elucidated...
  42. Amil Pérez B, Fernandez Colomer B, Coto Cotallo D, López Sastre J. [Nosocomial Hafnia alvei sepsis in a neonatal intensive care unit]. An Pediatr (Barc). 2004;60:271-3 pubmed
    b>Hafnia alvei is a member of the Enterobacteriaceae family, which is rarely associated with infection in pediatric patients and exceptionally in the neonatal period. Infections caused by this organism are usually opportunistic. H...
  43. Casagrande Proietti P, Passamonti F, Pia Franciosini M, Asdrubali G. Hafnia alvei infection in pullets in Italy. Avian Pathol. 2004;33:200-4 pubmed
    This paper describes an outbreak of disease caused by Hafnia alvei in pullets. Cloudy swelling and the fatty degeneration of liver associated with splenic lymphocytic depletion were the most preminent lesions...
  44. Dag S, Niedziela T, Dzieciatkowska M, Lukasiewicz J, Jachymek W, Lugowski C, et al. The O-acetylation patterns in the O-antigens of Hafnia alvei strains PCM 1200 and 1203, serologically closely related to PCM 1205. Carbohydr Res. 2004;339:2521-7 pubmed
    Serological tests revealed immunochemical similarities between the lipopolysaccharides of Hafnia alvei strains PCM 1200, 1203 and 1205. Immunoblotting and ELISA showed cross-reactions between the strains...
  45. Savini V, Di Bonaventura G, Catavitello C, Talia M, Manna A, Balbinot A, et al. An unexpected isolate of Hafnia alvei with reduced susceptibility to cefoxitin. J Infect. 2008;57:165-6 pubmed publisher
  46. Dogan H, Kuleasan H, Cakir I, Halkman A. Evaluation of increased incubation temperature and cefixime-tellurite treatment for the isolation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from minced beef. Int J Food Microbiol. 2003;87:29-34 pubmed
    ..coli, Hafnia alvei, Enterobacter spp., Citrobacter freundii and E. coli O157:H7, and two strains of E. coli O157:nH7...
  47. Delbes Paus C, Miszczycha S, Ganet S, Helinck S, Veisseire P, Pochet S, et al. Behavior of Escherichia coli O26:H11 in the presence of Hafnia alvei in a model cheese ecosystem. Int J Food Microbiol. 2013;160:212-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In vitro approaches are required to investigate the mechanisms and causative agents of this interaction. H. alvei B16 appears to be a promising strain for reducing E. coli O26:H11 growth in cheese, as part of a multi-hurdle approach...
  48. Katzenellenbogen E, Kocharova N, Bogulska M, Shashkov A, Knirel Y. Structure of the O-polysaccharide from the lipopolysaccharide of Hafnia alvei strain PCM 1529. Carbohydr Res. 2004;339:723-7 pubmed
    The following structure of the pentasaccharide repeating unit of an acidic O-polysaccharide of Hafnia alvei PCM 1529 was established by sugar and methylation analyses along with 1D and 2D 1H and 13C NMR spectroscopy: [Carbohydrate ..
  49. Seral C, Castillo F, Llorente M, Varea M, Clavel A, Rubio M, et al. The eaeA gene is not found in Hafnia alvei from patients with diarrhea in Aragón, Spain. Int Microbiol. 2001;4:81-2 pubmed
    A total of 102 Hafnia alvei clinical strains isolated from different patients with diarrhea has been tested, using polymerase chain reaction and dot-blot hybridization, for the enteropathogenic Escherichia coli attaching and effacing A (..
  50. Koivula T, Juvonen R, Haikara A, Suihko M. Characterization of the brewery spoilage bacterium Obesumbacterium proteus by automated ribotyping and development of PCR methods for its biotype 1. J Appl Microbiol. 2006;100:398-406 pubmed
    To study the ability of automated ribotyping to characterize Obesumbacterium proteus and Hafnia alvei, to design primers and to evaluate standard end-point and real-time PCR for the detection of O...
  51. Hazouard E, Fauveau L, Marboeuf Y. [Obstructive pyocholecystitis and septicaemia related from Hafnia alvei: influence of diabetes mellitus]. Ann Fr Anesth Reanim. 2006;25:665-6 pubmed
  52. Kim J, Linton R. Identification of a non-pathogenic surrogate organism for chlorine dioxide (ClO2) gas treatment. Food Microbiol. 2008;25:597-606 pubmed publisher
    ..MR1 was identified as Hafnia alvei with a similarity value of 94% using the ribotype pattern and with a 93...
  53. Liu M, Gray J, Griffiths M. Occurrence of proteolytic activity and N-acyl-homoserine lactone signals in the spoilage of aerobically chill-stored proteinaceous raw foods. J Food Prot. 2006;69:2729-37 pubmed
    ..Although Hafnia alvei was a major component of the Enterobacteriaceae flora in all foods tested and a strong AHL producer, the signal ..
  54. Lukasiewicz J, Niedziela T, Jachymek W, Kenne L, Lugowski C. Two Kdo-heptose regions identified in Hafnia alvei 32 lipopolysaccharide: the complete core structure and serological screening of different Hafnia O serotypes. J Bacteriol. 2009;191:533-44 pubmed publisher
    b>Hafnia alvei, a gram-negative bacterium, is an opportunistic pathogen associated with mixed hospital infections, bacteremia, septicemia, and respiratory diseases...
  55. Janda J, Abbott S, Khashe S, Probert W. Phenotypic and genotypic properties of the genus Hafnia. J Med Microbiol. 2002;51:575-80 pubmed
    The present study characterised 73 Hafnia alvei isolates and five Escherichia isolates (originally identified as H...
  56. Park S, Ryu S, Kang D. Improved selective and differential medium for isolation of Escherichia coli O157:H7. J Clin Microbiol. 2011;49:405-8 pubmed publisher
    ..GMAC supported a higher recovery rate of heat- or acid-injured Escherichia coli O157:H7 cells than SMAC with cefixime and tellurite (CT-SMAC), while differentiating E. coli O157:H7 from sorbitol-nonfermenting Hafnia alvei.
  57. Cardile A, Forbes D, Cirigliano V, Stout B, Das N, Hsue G. Hafnia alvei pyelonephritis in a renal transplant recipient: case report and review of an under-recognized nosocomial pathogen. Transpl Infect Dis. 2011;13:407-10 pubmed publisher
    We describe the first case to our knowledge of Hafnia alvei pyelonephritis in a renal transplant recipient...
  58. Bitinaite J, Mitkaite G, Dauksaite V, Jakubauskas A, Timinskas A, Vaisvila R, et al. Evolutionary relationship of Alw26I, Eco31I and Esp3I, restriction endonucleases that recognise overlapping sequences. Mol Genet Genomics. 2002;267:664-72 pubmed
    ..Among the known bacterial m(5)C-MTases, the m(5)C-MTases of M. Alw26I, M. Eco31I and M. Esp3I represent unique examples of the circular permutation of their putative target recognition domains together with the conserved motifs IX and X...
  59. Akcam F, Isler M, Tarhan O, Eroglu H. Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis due to Hafnia alvei in a patient with peritoneal mesothelioma. Saudi Med J. 2005;26:151-3 pubmed
  60. Hyma K, Lacher D, Nelson A, Bumbaugh A, Janda J, Strockbine N, et al. Evolutionary genetics of a new pathogenic Escherichia species: Escherichia albertii and related Shigella boydii strains. J Bacteriol. 2005;187:619-28 pubmed
    A bacterium originally described as Hafnia alvei induces diarrhea in rabbits and causes epithelial damage similar to the attachment and effacement associated with enteropathogenic Escherichia coli. Subsequent studies identified similar H...
  61. Candoni A, Trevisan R, Fili C, Tiribelli M, Fanin R. Abdominal abscess and Hafnia alvei septicemia occurring during the aplastic phase after autologous stem-cell transplantation in a patient with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. J Infect Chemother. 2004;10:303-6 pubmed
    b>Hafnia alvei is a motile gram-negative bacterium that is rarely isolated from human specimens, but that sometimes can be found as part of the gastrointestinal flora...
  62. Laupland K, Church D, Ross T, Pitout J. Population-based laboratory surveillance of Hafnia alvei isolates in a large Canadian health region. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2006;5:12 pubmed
    Hospital-based series have characterized Hafnia alvei primarily as an infrequent agent of polymicrobial nosocomial infections in males with underlying illness.
  63. Doloy A, Verdet C, Gautier V, Decre D, Ronco E, Hammami A, et al. Genetic environment of acquired bla(ACC-1) beta-lactamase gene in Enterobacteriaceae isolates. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2006;50:4177-81 pubmed
    ..In a common ancestor, ISEcp1 was likely involved in the mobilization of this gene from the Hafnia alvei chromosome to a plasmid...
  64. Millán Rodríguez M, Muñoz Pérez M, Meseguer Frutos M, Cano Sanchez A, Román López Andreu F, Soriano Palao J. [Nosocomial pneumonia caused by Hafnia alvei]. An Med Interna. 2003;20:595-6 pubmed
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