Microbe Monday – 3/19/18

Can you guess today’s #?

Here are your clues:

  • It’s a #bacteria
  • Is found naturally in freshwater such as lakes and streams
  • Gram-negative
  • Has at least 50 species
  • Cannot be passed from person to person
  • Requires cysteine and iron to grow

Know what this microbe is? Leave your guess in the comments below! And remember, if you need microbial analysis or testing, submit your test request by callling 1-855-377-6821 or at

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