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Search Results for: enterobacteriaceae

Enterobacteriaceae

Definition noun: (taxonomy) A family of gram-negative bacilli that inhabit the large intestine of humans and other... Read More

Escherichia coli

Definition A Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped species belonging to the family... Read More

Providencia alcalifaciens

Definition noun One of the clinically important species of the genus Providencia isolated chiefly from infections of the... Read More

Providencia rettgeri

Definition noun Species of the genus Providencia frequently associated with hospital-acquired infections of the urinary... Read More

Facultative anaerobe

Facultative Anaerobe Definition What does facultative anaerobe mean? Facultative organisms are the most adaptable... Read More

Aerobic bacteria

Aerobic Bacteria Definition What does aerobic mean in biology? As the name suggests, 'aerobe' in biology means organisms... Read More

Salmonella typhimurium

Definition A gram-negative pathogenic bacterium associated in gastroenteritis in humans and other... Read More

Serratia marcescens

Definition Noun A gram-negative motile and non-endospore forming rod bacterium associated with hospital acquired infections... Read More

Enterobacter aerogenes

Definition Noun A gram-negative rod shaped motile and encapsulated bacterium and have peritrichous flagella that surrounds... Read More