The suspect’s identity:
The suspect currently on the run is Morganella morganii , a gram-negative, facultative anaerobe rod bacteria frequently found hanging out in the open environment and in the intestinal tracts of humans, mammals, and reptiles. This bacterium was first discovered in the 1906 by a British bacteriologist named H. de R. Morgan. I don’t know what a bacteriologist is doing hunting down savage criminals like Morganella morganii either. Prior to late 1939 went by the alias Proteus morganii, however unlike many of its Proteus partners in crime It could not ferment all carbohydrates just glucose, so its name was changed to Morganella (its own genus) morganii. Despite its fearless attitude to walk around in such a vast environment it is widely known as an uncommon cause of community-acquired infection. However if an infection was to occur it is often neutralized by appropriate authorities commonly known as antibiotics. Despite that fact it does have natural resistance to authorities (antibiotics) of the beta lactam class such as penicillin.
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