Dichelobacter nodosus


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Bac·te·roi·des no·do·'sus

a bacterial species that causes foot rot in sheep and goats; it can be found in the human intestinal tract and has been associated with human infections; this organism has many properties different from other species of Bacteroides, and its final classification is uncertain.

Dichelobacter nodosus

causative bacteria of infectious footrot of sheep and goats. Called also Bacteroides nodosus.
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Little is known about how the bacterium, dichelobacter nodosus, survives on the sheep or in the environment and this project aims to investigate the infection in order to advise farmers on control.