Bilophila

Bilophila

/Bi·lo·phi·la/ (bi-lof´ĭ-lah) a genus of gram-negative, anaerobic bacteria, including B. wadswor´thia, which causes intra-abdominal and other infections.
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Bactericidal activity of selected antimicrobial agents against Bilophila wadsworthia and Bacteroides gracilis.
A day after volunteers started a diet dominated by animal products, bacterial diversity in their intestines dropped, which coincided with a bloom in Bilophila wadsworthia, a normally minor occupant that has been associated with inflammatory bowel disease.
One bacterium in particular, Bilophila wadsworthia, was identified.
fragilis group, but not against 12 (20%) of strains of Bilophila wadsworthia, 3 (5%) lactobacilli, and 1 Acidaminococcus fermentans.
They found that an uncommon microbe called Bilophila wadsworthia was preferentially selected in the presence of milk fat.
Indeed, while Bilophila wadsworthia levels were almost undetectable in mice on a low-fat or unsaturated-fat diet, the bacteria made up about 6 percent of all gut bacteria in mice fed a high milk-fat diet.