Capnocytophaga


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Capnocytophaga

 [kap″no-si-tof´ah-gah]
a genus of anaerobic, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria that have been implicated in the pathogenesis of periodontal disease; they closely resemble Bacteroides ochraceus.

Capnocytophaga

(kap'nō-sī-tŏf'a-ga),
A genus of gram-negative, fusiform bacteria that require carbon dioxide for growth and exhibits gliding motility; associated with human periodontal disease; type species is Capnocytophaga ochracea (formerly Bacteroides ochracea).

Capnocytophaga

/Cap·no·cy·toph·a·ga/ (kap″no-si-tof´ah-gah) a genus of anaerobic, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria that have been implicated in the pathogenesis of periodontal disease; they closely resemble Bacteroides ochraceus.
Capnocytophaga canimor´sus  a species that is part of the normal oral flora of dogs and cats; following a bite it may cause serious local or systemic infection or death.

Cap·no·cy·to·pha·ga

(kap'nō-sī-tof'ă-gă)
A genus of gram-negative, fusiform bacteria associated with human periodontal disease and wound infections after dog or cat bites.

Cap·no·cy·to·pha·ga

(kap'nō-sī-tof'ă-gă)
Genus of gram-negative, fusiform bacteria associated with human periodontal disease.

Capnocytophaga

a genus of small anaerobic, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria that are commensals of the mouth and nasopharynx of dogs and cats and have been implicated in septicemia, meningitis, endocarditis and have been isolated from dog and cat bite wounds in humans; they closely resemble Bacteroides ochraceus. Formerly called DF-2 and DF-2-like.
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Black-pigmented Bacteroides species, Capnocytophaga species, and Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans in Human Periodontal Disease: virulence Factors in Colonization, Survival, and Tissue Destruction.
Capnocytophaga ochracea: characterization of a plasmid encoded expanded-spectrum TEM-17 beta-lactamase in the phylum Flavobacter-Bacteroides.
Capnocytophaga canimorsus in peripheral blood smears.
Studies show that use of oral antibiotics for all types of dog bite wounds reduces the risk of infection by nearly 50%, (5) Common bacteria isolated from bite wounds include Capnocytophaga canimorsus, Pasteurella multocida, (8) streptococci, (9) and a range of other aerobic and anaerobic pathogens.
Blood cultures, approximately a month following admission, were confirmed as Capnocytophaga canimorsus (DF-2).
2 Clostridium perfringens Capnocytophaga canimorsus Haemophilus influenzae Legionella spp.
Capnocytophaga canimorsus infections in humans have been associated with being licked by or sleeping with a dog or cat.
Actinobacillus, Capnocytophaga, Eikenella, Kingella, and other fastidious or rarely encotmtered gram-negative rods.
We reviewed clinical and epidemiologic features of 56 human Capnocytophaga canimorsus isolates submitted during a 32-year period to California's Microbial Diseases Laboratory for identification.
Capnocytophaga spp was isolated from the patient's blood using blood agar supplemented with C[O.
Morganella morganii, Serratia marcescens, Shigella dysenteriae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Burkholderia cepacia, and Capnocytophaga ochracea (3-9).
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