Haemophilus aphrophilus


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Hae·moph·i·lus aph·roph·'i·lus

a bacterial species found in the blood and, rarely, on the heart valve as a cause of endocarditis.

Haemophilus aphrophilus

A species that often colonizes the upper respiratory tract but may occasionally cause endocarditis, brain abscesses, meningitis, or osteomyelitis.
See also: Haemophilus
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8,9) Neils y Mogens en el 2006, segun estudios de ADN, encuentran gran similitud en cuatro bacterias Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Haemophilus aphrophilus, H.
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