Edwardsiella


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Edwardsiella

 [ed-ward´se-el″ah]
a genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria, which are pathogenic for aquatic animals and are occasional opportunistic pathogens for humans; E. tar´da can cause acute gastroenteritis and septic infections.

Edwardsiella

(ed'ward-sē-el'lă),
A genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic bacteria (family Enterobacteriaceae) containing motile, peritrichous, nonencapsulated rods. The type species is Edwardsiella tarda, which is occasionally isolated from the stools of both healthy humans and those with diarrhea, from the blood of humans and other animals, and from human urine. Edwardsiella tarda is an etiologic agent of gastroenteritis in humans. The two other species in this genus are Edwardsiella hoshinae and Edwardsiella ictaluri.

Edwardsiella

/Ed·ward·si·el·la/ (ed-wahrd″se-el´ah) a genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae; an occasional opportunistic pathogen for humans, causing diarrhea.

Edwardsiella

a genus of bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae. Inhabits the intestines of snakes; found also in water.

Edwardsiella ictaluri
causes enteric septicemia in catfish.
Edwardsiella tarda (syn. Edwardsiella anguillimortifera)
causes edwardsiellosis, septicemia in catfish and eels, characterized by the appearance of evil-smelling, gas-filled cavities in muscle. Also a reported cause of diarrhea in dogs, pigs and calves.
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