Microbial Top Facts: Pseudomonas aeruginosa

2023-02-23T17:18:20+00:00November 17th, 2020|

Continuing our blog series of microbial top facts, today we feature Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa), a bacterium cultured frequently at our laboratory. It was discovered in 1882 by Carle Gessard through an experiment that identified this microbe by its water-soluble pigments that turned a blue-green when exposed to ultra-violet light.