family Bacteroidaceae


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Noun1.family Bacteroidaceae - family of bacteria living usually in the alimentary canal or on mucous surfaces of warm-blooded animalsfamily Bacteroidaceae - family of bacteria living usually in the alimentary canal or on mucous surfaces of warm-blooded animals; sometimes associated with acute infective processes
bacteria family - a family of bacteria
Eubacteriales, order Eubacteriales - one of two usually recognized orders of true bacteria; Gram-positive spherical or rod-shaped forms; some are motile; in some classifications considered an order of Schizomycetes
Bacteroides, genus Bacteroides - 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
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In a previous study we conducted (13), contrary to this report, none of 32 clinical isolates belonging to the family Bacteroidaceae obtained over a 5-year period were resistant to metronidazole.