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I'm doing research on a particular bacteria but believe I have the wrong spelling. Can you help?

The spelling I was given is : acinetobacteri baumanni

The correct name is Acinetobacter baumannii. With bacterial name giving, the first name is always the genus name, the second name is the species name. The alternative spelling A. baumanni is also correct. The bacterium was formerly known as Bacterium anitratum.

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