bacteroides

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Related to Bacteroides fragilis: Clostridium difficile, clostridium perfringens, E coli
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Noun1.bacteroides - type genus of BacteroidaceaeBacteroides - type genus of Bacteroidaceae; genus of Gram-negative rodlike anaerobic bacteria producing no endospores and no pigment and living in the gut of man and animals
bacteria genus - a genus of bacteria
Bacteroidaceae, family Bacteroidaceae - family of bacteria living usually in the alimentary canal or on mucous surfaces of warm-blooded animals; sometimes associated with acute infective processes
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bacteroides

n. bacteroides, bacterias anaeróbicas, sin formación de esporas, con bastoncillos de gramnegativos, que constituyen la flora del tracto intestinal y se encuentran en menor cantidad en la cavidad respiratoria y la cavidad urinaria.
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This is derived from PF, one of the major glycosides in Paeoniae Radix, by intestinal bacteria such as Bacteroides fragilis (Shu et al., 1987).
Triple therapy is recommended: penicillin or ampicillin for Clostridia, Streptococci, and Peptostreptococcus; clindamycin or metronidazole for anaerobes, Bacteroides fragilis, Fusobacterium, and Peptostreptococcus; and gentamicin or another aminoglycoside for Enterobacteriaceae.
Owing to improvements in our ability to obtain and preserve anaerobic cultures, an increasing number of anaerobic bacteria have been isolated from PTA cultures, including Bacteroides fragilis and Bacteroides melaninogenicus, a common oral anaerobe.
coli, Lactobacillus fermentum, and Streptococci fecalis), anaerobic bacteria (Bacteroides fragilis and Clostridium perfringens), and fungus (Candida albicans).
She received peritoneal drainage, from which P acnes and Bacteroides fragilis were cultured.
of positive, by group Blood Organism Study Comparison Gram-negative Escherichia coli 3 1 Pseudomonas aeruginosa 1 0 Enterobacter aerogenes 1 0 Enterobacter cloacae 0 0 Klebsiella pneumoniae 0 1 Proteus mirabilis 0 0 Xanthomonas maltophilia 0 0 Unidentified 1 1 Anaerobes Bacteroides fragilis 1 1 Clostridium perfringens 1 2 Eubacterium lentum 1 0 Bacteroides spp.
Recarbrio is also indicated in patients 18 years of age or older who have limited or no alternative treatment options, for the treatment of complicated intra-abdominal infections caused by the following susceptible Gram-negative microorganisms: Bacteroides caccae, Bacteroides fragilis, Bacteroides ovatus, Bacteroides stercoris, Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, Bacteroides uniformis, Bacteroides vulgatus, Citrobacter freundii, Enterobacter cloacae, Escherichia coli, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Klebsiella aerogenes, Klebsiella oxytoca, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Parabacteroides distasonis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
morganii, Streptococcus anginosus, Streptococcus agalactiae, Bacteroides fragilis, and gram-negative rods.
For example, Bacteroides fragilis is largely considered useful for fighting off bacteria and fungi; however, it can also turn against the body, causing cancer in the colon when it is not kept in check by other microbes.