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Cross-infection with Serratia marcescens
  1. Geoffrey Taylor,
  2. P. M. Keane
  1. Department of Clinical Pathology, the Royal Infirmary, Manchester


    Cross-infection in a urological unit due to Serratia marcescens is reported. The bacteriology of the organism and its mode of spread are described. It is suggested that Serratia marcescens may be a more virulent organism than is generally believed, especially in situations in which there is an excess of mucus.

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