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Providencia Prov·i·den·ci·a (prŏv'ĭ-děn'sē-ə)
A genus of motile, peritrichous, nonsporeforming, aerobic or facultatively anaerobic bacteria containing gram-negative rods; it includes the species which can occur in urinary tract infections.

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Providencia is a gram negative, motile bacterium of the family enterobacteriaceae.
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