Peptostreptococcus anaerobius

Pep·to·strep·to·coc·cus an·aer·o·'bi·us

a bacterial species found in the mouth, intestinal and respiratory tracts, and cavities, especially the vagina, of humans and other animals; it may be pathogenic; it is the type species of the genus Peptostreptococcus.

Peptostreptococcus anaerobius

a potentially pathogenic species of anaerobic bacterium found throughout the body, including the mouth, the intestinal and respiratory tracts, and body cavities, particularly the vagina.

Pep·to·strep·to·coc·cus an·aer·o·bi·us

(peptō-strep-tō-kokŭs an-er-ōbē-ŭs)
Bacterial species found in the mouth, intestinal and respiratory tracts, and cavities, especially the vagina, of humans and other animals.


gram-positive round or oval bacteria occurring singly or in long chains. Found as an normal flora in many species and humans.

Peptostreptococcus anaerobius
isolated from abscesses in dogs and cats.
Peptostreptococcus heliotrinreductans
a ruminal organism thought to detoxify pyrrolizidine alkaloids in the rumen of sheep.
Peptostreptococcus indolicus
implicated in the etiology of mastitis in cattle, especially in summer mastitis.
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1 Other genera 19 Finegoldia magna 11 Peptostreptococcus anaerobius 4 Parvimonas micra 2 Pediococcus acidilactici 1 Facklamia hominis 1 Gram-negative rods 44 Prevotella 13 P.
The most common isolates included Staphylococcus aureus (5), Peptostreptococcus anaerobius (3) and Enterococcus faecalis (2).
actinomycetemcomitans 7,3 0,3 Eikenella corrodens 6,3 20,7 Prevotella intermedia 4,2 5,4 Bacteroides fragilis 4,6 00 Capnocytophaga sp 4,7 00 Campylobacter sp 7,2 7,5 Helicobacter pylori 2,5 6,3 Haemophilus aphrophilus 6,3 2,1 Eubacterium sp 5,6 6,3 Eubacterium nodatum 0,9 00 Actinomyces israelii 0,8 1,8 Actinomyces naeslundii 1 0,9 Peptostreptococcus anaerobius 1,3 00 Peptostreptococcus micros 2,3 0,3 Staphylococcus aureus 5,2 00 Streptococcus viridans 16,2 38,7 E.
RNA sequencing indicated the first bacterium was closely related to Peptostreptococcus anaerobius, an organism that had been isolated previously from human clinical specimens, periodontal infections, and feces.
Hybridization process and the probe sequences used for hyper-ammonia-producing (HAP) bacteria (Clostridium aminophilum, Peptostreptococcus anaerobius, and Clostridium Sticklandii) have been described previously (Krause and Russell, 1996).
fragilis 81 (45%), Clostridium perfringens 23 (13%), Peptostreptococcus anaerobius 14 (8%) and Prevotella melaninogenica 14 (8%) were analysed separately.
Bactericidal effect of anaerobic broth exposed to atmospheric oxygen tested on Peptostreptococcus anaerobius.
1997): Prevotella ruminicula 23, Butyrivibrio fibrisolvns SH13, Ruminococcus albus SY23, Prevotella albensis M384, Clostridium sticklandii 12 662, Peptostreptococcus anaerobius 27 337, Ruminococcus falvefaciens Fd1, Mitsuokella multiacidus D15d, Veillonela parvula L59, Prevotella bryantii B14, Prevotella brevis GA33, Lactobacillus casei LB17, Clostridium aminophilum 49 906, Streptococcus bovis ES1 and Megasphera elsdenii J1, all obtained from the Rowett Research Institute (Aberdeen, UK) culture collection.