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en·ter·o·bac·te·ri·um

 (ĕn′tə-rō-băk-tîr′ē-əm)
n. pl. en·ter·o·bac·te·ri·a (-tîr′ē-ə)
Any of various gram-negative, rod-shaped, often enteric bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae that includes some plant and animal pathogens, such as salmonella.

en•ter•o•bac•te•ri•a

(ˌɛn tə roʊ bækˈtɪər i ə)

n.pl., sing. -te•ri•um (-ˈtɪər i əm)
rod-shaped Gram-negative bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae, as those of the genera Escherichia, Salmonella, and Shigella, occurring normally or pathogenically in the intestines.
[1950–55]
en`ter•o•bac•te′ri•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enterobacteria - 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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pneumoniae es la enterobacteria productora de BLEE por excelencia, probablemente esto se deba al hecho de que esta especie forma parte de la flora normal, sobrevive durante un tiempo sobre la piel y los fomites, y adquiere con cierta facilidad plasmidos conjugativos (25;29).
No caso Procedencia Sexo Edad 7 Huambo-Rodriguez F 15 de Mendoza 10 San Francisco M 9 del Yeso (Luya) 25 Montevideo F 5 (Chachapoyas) 28 Oyeros F 25 (Chachapoyas) 101 Chachapoyas F 5 No caso Diagnostico 7 Streptococcus pneumoniae Streptococcus del grupo B Enterobacteria 10 Streptococcus del grupo A 25 Streptococcus del grupo B 28 Streptococcus del grupo B 101 Streptococcus del grupo G Enterobacteria Tabla 3 Susceptialidad del Streptococcus beta hemoliticos.
The good news is that new research improves outcomes for direct sufferers and could apply to other enterobacteria.
Diptera is due to the medical-veterinary aspects, as vectors of etiological agents, such as amoeba cysts, helminthes eggs, pathogenic enterobacteria, viruses and fungi (Burk, 1960,Greenbarg, 1971).
Pacientes de ambos sexos, de cualquier edad, que por motivos medicos o quirurgicos fueron admitidos, de enero a diciembre de 2003, a la UCI del Hospital de Caldas; a los cuales se les diagnostico infeccion intrahospitalaria ocasionada por enterobacteria o Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
The facility of these genes' transfer between other species and Enterobacteria genera becomes an important reason for detecting them and controlling their spread in hospital settings.
enterobacteria, respiratory bacteria, urogenitial bacteria, and neuropathogenic bacteria such as Salmonella sp.
Effect of glucose concentration on swimming motility in Enterobacteria.
Like other P-endosymbionts, Blochmannia has a very small genome (~809 kb) that contrasts with the much larger genomes of related enterobacteria.