enteric bacteria

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Noun1.enteric bacteria - rod-shaped Gram-negative bacteria; most occur normally or pathogenically in intestines of humans and other animals
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria - a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
Enterobacteriaceae, family Enterobacteriaceae - a large family of Gram-negative rod-shaped bacteria of the order Eubacteriales
escherichia - a genus of enteric bacteria
klebsiella - a genus of nonmotile rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria; some cause respiratory and other infections
salmonella - rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria; cause typhoid fever and food poisoning; can be used as a bioweapon
shigella - rod-shaped Gram-negative enterobacteria; some are pathogenic for warm-blooded animals; can be used as a bioweapon
erwinia - rod-shaped motile bacteria that attack plants
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According to the study by National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark and University of Copenhagen, the growth of beneficial lactic acid bacteria in the gut flora is beneficial to the development of the child's immune system.
Working with mice, the researchers showed that fatty food shifted the composition of gut flora - the diverse population of bacteria that inhabit the digestive tract.
Giving germ-free mice a dose of Clostridia made the animals more like mice with normal gut flora.
This may contribute to even greater health issues, particularly gastrointestinal, as important gut flora is wiped from the stomach.
As initial steps, he proposes avoiding antimicrobial drugs as growth promoters in animals; minimizing the use of these drugs for unclear indications in infants, whose gut flora are still being established; and considering how each drug course will affect the individual and the community.
37) Since Lactobacilli and Bifidobacteria both promote a healthy gut flora, this might provide an even greater health benefit.
Even though recent research in humans has linked the composition of gut flora with diet and health in the elderly and the list of age-related diseases associated with changes in gut bacteria include cancer, diabetes, and inflammatory bowel disease, lead author and Buck faculty Heinrich Jasper, PhD, says there is no systematic understanding of how we go from having a young, healthy gut to one that is old and decrepit.
Medical barriers to weight loss include gut flora imbalances, growth hormone deficiencies and neurotransmitter imbalances.
As for the diet, we regulate the stomach acid, increase liver function, eliminate yeast or candida in the gut, reinstate healthy gut flora and facilitate elimination of waste.
Also, evidence suggests that depression and bereavement can alter the gut flora, or microbiome.
In the pharmaceuticals industry these are used for the treatment of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, anxiety, epilepsy, and gut flora imbalances.
It has shown there was a peak for pulpy kidney, a common clostridrial disease, in lambs in October 2014, probably triggered by alterations in gut flora as a result of dietary change.