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Klebsiella pneumoniae colonies (white) growing on agar in a petri dish. K. pneumoniae is a Gram- negative rod-shaped bacteria that is surrounded by a protective polysaccharide capsule. It is found as part of the normal human flora of the mouth, skin and intestines. However, it can cause severe pneumonia and urinary tract infections, especially in individuals with weak immune systems.
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