Friedlander's bacillus


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Friedländer's bacillus

(frēd′lĕn′dərz)

Friedländer's bacillus

[frēd′lendərz]
Etymology: Carl Friedländer, German pathologist, 1847-1887

Friedlander's bacillus

A bacterial organism, now know as Klebsiella pneumoniae , that causes pneumonia. (Karl Friedlander, 1847–1887, German bacteriologist).

bacillus

pl. bacilli [L.]
1. an organism of the genus Bacillus.
2. any rod-shaped bacterium.

Battey bacillus
mycobacteriumintracellulare.
Calmette-Guérin bacillus
mycobacteriumbovis, rendered completely avirulent by cultivation over a long period on bile-glycerol-potato medium. See also bcg vaccine.
Friedländer's bacillus
klebsiellapneumoniae.
glanders bacillus
burkholderiamallei (previously Pseudomonas mallei).
Hansen's bacillus
tubercle bacillus
mycobacteriumtuberculosis.
typhoid bacillus

Patient discussion about Friedlander's bacillus

Q. What is KLEBSIELLA PNEUMONIAE 0.00

A. Klebsiella is a bacteria that can cause different types of infections such as a urinary tract infection or pneumonia, and is considered a not very common pathogen among patients in the community (meaning outside the hospital). It is known as a pathogen that attacks hospitalized patients at a higher frequency and needds good antibiotic treatment.

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