Capnocytophaga ochracea

Capnocytophaga ochracea

A gram-negative, microaerophilic, CO2-requiring gliding bacillus, which is found in normal human microflora and an opportunistic pathogen. 

Clinical findings
C ochracea causes sepsis in immunocompromised patients and less severe infections—e.g., endometritis, endocarditis, peritonitis and septic arthritis—in the immunocompetent; sepsis in an immunocompetent patient is a case report rarity.
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Most microorganisms involved in these disease are gramnegative bacilli, anaerobes (Porphyromonas gingivalis, Prevotella intermedia, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Campylobacter rectus) or capnophiles (Aggregatibacterium actinomycetemcomitans, Eikenella corrodens, Capnocytophaga ochracea .
ESBLs have been isolated from a wide variety of Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Capnocytophaga ochracea (7-9).
Most microorganisms involved in these disease are gram-negative bacilli, anaerobes (Porphyromonas gingivalis, Prevotella intermedia, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Campylobacter rectus) or capnophiles (Aggregatibacterium actinomycetemcomitans, Eikenella corrodens, Capnocytophaga ochracea .