Arcobacter

Arcobacter

(ar'kō-bak'ter),
A genus of bacteria in the family Campylobacteraceae that are gram-negative, aerotolerant, and able to grow at 15°C. The type strain is Arcobacter butzleri.

Ar·co·bac·ter

(ahr'kō-bak'tĕr)
A genus of bacteria in the family Campylobacteraceae that is gram negative, aerotolerant, and able to grow at 15°C. The type strain is A. butzleri.

Arcobacter

a genus of gram-negative, aerotolerant, spiral-shaped bacteria, associated with abortion in pigs and horses.
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Arcobacter butzleri bacteremia in a patient with liver cirrhosis.
A glance at this issue's contents confirms the immense diversity of disease emergence over time and place, from birds with flu and Helicobacter infections to drug-resistant HIV strains, from Nipah virus to Arcobacter, from dengue to ameba-associated pneumonia.
During an 8-year study period, Arcobacter butzleri was the fourth most common Campylobacter-like organism isolated from 67,599 stool specimens.
Rapid identification of Campylobacter, Arcobacter and Helicobacter isolates by PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis of the 16S rRNA gene.
This higher incidence is also supported by a 16% isolation rate of Arcobacter species in a 4-month survey from poultry drainage water in Lagos, Nigeria (40).
He says that handling poultry is a source of infectious disease for humans, and the activities of Kaporos put participants and nearby residents at risk for Salmonella, Campylobacter, avian viruses including certain strains of influenza and other bacterial pathogens such as Arcobacter, Chlamydophila and E.
Prevalence of Campylobacter species, Helicobacter pylori and Arcobacter species in stool samples from the Venda region, Limpopo, South Africa: Studies using molecular diagnostic methods.
In this study, bacteria of the Arcobacter genus, which is closely related to the Campylobacter genus, comprised the fourth most common pathogenic group isolated from stool specimens of patients with acute enteritis in Ghent, Belgium.
Species-specific identification and differentiation of Arcobacter, Helicobacter and Campylobacter by full-spectral matrix-associated laser desorption/ionization time of flight mass spectrometry analysis.
The medium may be used to culture Campylobacter and Arcobacter species such as C.
A little-known microbe called Arcobacter butzleri may make you sick if the water you drink or food you eat is contaminated with it.
Oxoid, a world leader in microbiology, has introduced a rapid colorimetric test for the differentiation of Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Arcobacter species from other bacteria growing on solid culture media.