Fat pink aerobic (I resist the obvious comparison to a TV personality. So good of me.) gram negative coccoid rods and includes R. cervicalis, R. fauriae, R. gilardii, R. mucosa, and others.
Environmental organism: water, dirt, plants.
R. mucosa is part of the human microbiome (PubMed).
Susceptibilities vary by species.
Resistant to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, penicillins (except penicillin/beta-lactamase inhibitors) and cephalosporins.
Last Update: 04/07/18.