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bacilli

 [bah-sil´i] (L.)
plural of bacillus.

ba·cil·li

(bă-sil'ī),
Plural of bacillus.

bacilli

/ba·cil·li/ (bah-sil´i) plural of bacillus.

bacilli

[bəsil′ī] sing. bacillum
Etymology: L, bacillum, small rod
any rod-shaped bacteria. See Bacillus.

ba·cil·li

(bă-sil'ī)
Plural of bacillus.

Ba·cil·lus

(bă-sil'ŭs)
A genus of aerobic or facultatively anaerobic, spore-forming, ordinarily motile bacteria; these organisms are chemoheterotrophic and are found primarily in soil. A few species are animal pathogens; some species evoke antibody production.
[L. dim. of baculus, rod, staff]

ba·cil·lus

, bacilli (bă-sil'ŭs, -'ī)
1. A vernacular term used to refer to any member of the bacterial genus Bacillus.
2. Term used to refer to any rod-shaped bacterium.
[L. dim. of baculus, a rod, staff]

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For large Gram-positive rods (Lactobacillus morphotypes), the scoring was reversed with their absence scored as 4, fewer than 1 per OIF scored 3; a count of 1-5 per OIF scored 2; a count of 6-30 per OIF scored 1; and more than 30 per OIF scored 0.
14) Brevibacteria are catalase-positive, non-spore-forming, nonmotile, aerobic Gram-positive rods.
Gram-positive rods were identified by Gram's stain in all birds and by aerobic bacterial culture in 86% (18 of 21) (95% CI 72%-100%) of the birds.
While the patient recovered at the referral hospital, on December 24, the diagnosis of gastrointestinal anthrax was made when the Massachusetts Department of Public Health identified gram-positive rods from two December 15 blood cultures as B.
In this system, large Gram-positive rods (Lactobacillus morphotypes), small Gram-negative to gram-variable rods (Gardneralla vaginalis and Bacteroides morphotypes) and curved Gram-negative rods (Mobiluncus species) are quantitated and a summation score is obtained.
Bacteria, including coagulase-negative staphylococci, nonfermenters, or gram-positive rods, grew from 21 samples.
Unusual organisms should be suspected in patients with an extra-abdominal site of infection, if SBP does not respond to empiric therapy, or when gram-positive rods or diphtheroids are reported in Gram stain of ascitic fluid.
Earlier, more helpful signs include intense pain, fever, disorientation, combativeness, and sepsis in a patient after delivery or pelvic surgery Order a Gram stain--"one of the most underappreciated and underutilized tools in clinical practice"--looking for the "tennis rackets" and gram-positive rods indicative of Clostridium perfringens (C.
Among their findings were that most of the decline in microbial numbers and taxa occurred within the first six days of hibernation, anaerobic gram-positive rods and coccobacilli either became rare or disappeared from the ceca of hibernating animals, and populations of presumptive Proteus and Enterococcus (documented in two-thirds of the animals) remained constant.
The number of reported deaths associated with anaerobic nonsporulating gram-positive rods is low (3).
and while the gram-positive rods bacteria is expected from Bacillus spp, due to the presence of endosphere.

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