Anaerococcus

Anaerococcus

(an″ĕ-rō-kok′ŭs) [ ¹an- + aero- + coccus]
A genus of anaerobic gram-positive cocci, formerly classified as members of the genus Peptostreptococcus. They are butyrate-producing saccharolytic bacteria, sometimes pathogenic to humans.
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A total of 95 anaerobic isolates were identified, including gram-positive cocci (predominantly Anaerococcus spp.
In chronic suppurating lesions, anaerobic species (Prevotella, Porphyromonas, Anaerococcus, and Mobiluncus spp.
The RT-RPA assay did not detect the genomic DNA of the 13 following bacteria: Lactococcus lactis, Streptococcus pyogenes, Bifidobacterium breve, Anaerococcus lactolyticus, Acinetobacter baumannii, Bordetella pertussis, Bacteroides fragilis, Mobiluncus mulieris, Mobiluncus curtisii subsp.