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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Osmotic effects--salinity: Enteric bacteria in contact with seawater are subjected to a sudden osmotic shock.
Her main interest is the prevalence of antibiotic resistance in enteric bacteria.
As in other enteric bacteria, two ORFs belonging to the entericidin family operon ecnAB (RWLH03657 & RWLH03658) were identified.
8 Some oral antibiotics like neomycin, paromomycin, vancomycin, and metronidazole have been effectively used, with or without lactulose, to reduce the load of ammonia-producing enteric bacteria in patients with acute HE.
Because of its high pH, Cary-Blair is the medium of choice for transport and preservation of enteric bacteria.
Some enteric bacteria from faecal flora, can be used as faecal pollution indicators to assess the state of fresh and marine waters bacterial contamination [7].
sup][1] Emergence of resistant enteric bacteria has significant clinical impact in mortality, length of hospital stay, and cost of therapy.
The efficacy of this recommendation has never been tested, however, against enteric bacteria and viruses.
It was important to evaluate the antimicrobial activities of n-hexane and ethanol seed extracts of Moringa oleifera against enteric bacteria in fish Rastrineobola argentea and Oreochromis niloticus as reported in this paper.
Enteric bacteria are considered important potential pathogens in avian clinical medicine, causing either primary or opportunistic infections.
Although it has become clear that intestinal epithelialmucosal immune interactions and enteric bacteria play a critical role in the development of IBD, the substantial clinical efficacy of probiotics in these disorders is less evident.