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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Nutritionist Dr Ahmad said it was possible to prevent colorectal cancer by keeping gut flora health.
Prebiotic and probiotics may potentially replace AGPs maintaining gut flora to enhance immunity and develop pathogen resistance, which may enhance eubiotics demand.
A full recovery of gut flora could take 30 to 60 days of daily consumption, and then the probiotics can be taken to simply counter the effects of bacteria-killing substances in our environment.
I always address this and talk about probiotic supplements and prebiotic foods that can encourage the natural gut flora such as garlic, leeks, onions, etc.
They may prescribe antibiotics such as Lymecycline for three months to reduce the bacteria - the time limit helps prevent antibiotic resistance and your gut flora getting messed up.
It has 14 different strains and can help replenish depleted beneficial gut flora.
Gut flora, the microbial community inhabiting the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, performs metabolic activities which aid in the process of digestion and absorption of food.
When ICZ binds to and activates the Aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AHR) in the intestinal lining, it aids in maintaining a healthy balance in the gut flora and immune surveillance, and enhances host barrier function, according to the researchers.
Viberzi (eluxadoline) assists in controlling bowel contractions thus containing diarrhea, whereas Xifaxan (rifaximin) is an antibiotic that treats diarrhea by altering the gut flora.
As the pathogenesis of appendicitis represents occlusion of the appendiceal lumen, followed by overgrowth or translocation of bowel flora resulting in inflammation of the wall of the appendix, anaerobes and gram-negative gut flora represent the most important pathogens.
BEANS AND PULSES: These contain substances called lectins which can irritate the gut lining, leading to unbalanced gut flora.