Raoultella Infections from Clinical to Laboratory- Update & Literature review

Kobra Salimiyan rizi; Hadi Farsiani

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 159-171


  The genus Raoultella is still understudied compared to other Enterobacteriaceae members. However, there are numerous published case reports on Raoultella infections. The genetic closeness of Raoultella spp. and Klebsiella spp. may lead to misidentification using conventional microbiology methods. The ...  Read More

Black holes”, “Genome fluidity”, and Evolution of Bacterial Species

Kobra Salimiyan Rizi; Hadi Farsiani

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 146-155


  The formation of the massive deletion of genes called “black holes,” which are detrimental to a pathogenic lifestyle, provides a bacterial evolutionary route that permits a pathogen to augment virulence and host-adaptability. For example, cadaverine substrate has inhibitory effects on the ...  Read More