P. aeruginosa Bacteria (image) Columbia University Irving Medical Center Share Print E-Mail Caption P. aeruginosa bacteria (blue) thrive in lungs that produce lots of succinate, a preferred food. Credit Sebastián Riquelme, Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.