Bacteroidaceae


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Bac·te·roi·da·ce·ae

(bak'ter-oy-dā'sē-ē),
A family of obligate anaerobic (microaerophilic species may occur), non-spore-forming bacteria (order Eubacteriales) containing gram-negative rods that vary in size from minute, filterable forms to long, filamentous, branching forms; pronounced pleomorphism may occur. Motile and nonmotile species occur; motile cells are peritrichous. Body fluids are frequently required for growth. Most species ferment carbohydrates, often with the production of acid; gas may be produced in glucose or peptone media. These organisms occur primarily in the lower intestinal tracts and mucous membranes of warm-blooded animals. They may be pathogenic. The type genus is Bacteroides.

Bacteroidaceae

/Bac·te·roi·da·ceae/ (bak″ter-oi-da´se-e) a family of schizomycetes (order Eubacteriales).

Bacteroidaceae

the family of obligately anaerobic, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria containing 13 genera, including Fusobacterium, Bacteroides and Leptotrichia.
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En el patron depletado tanto el numero de anaerobios obligados totales (incluyendo Bacteroidaceae y Bifidobacterium) como el de anaerobios facultativos totales (incluyendo Lactobacillus, Enterobacteriaceae y Enterococcus) fue significativamente menor respecto a los otros dos.
Results from this study support previous studies which reported large populations or Bacteroidetes (including the families Bacteroidaceae and Porphyromonadaceae) and Firmicutes (including the families Clostridiaceae and Lachn.
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