Plesiomonas shigelloides

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Ples·i·o·mo·nas shi·gel·loides

species that is an enteric pathogen and an etiologic agent of various extraintestinal infections transmitted to humans in contaminated food or water or as a colonizer of various animals. This is the only species in the genus and has also been referred to as Pseudomonas s., Aeromonas s., C57, and Vibrio s.

Plesiomonas shigelloides

Aeromonas shigelloides, Pseudomonas shigelloides Bacteriology A bacterium of brackish or salt water, which may cause gastroenteritis due to exposure to contaminated water or seafood

Plesiomonas shigelloides

(plē-sē-ō-mon′ăs, shĭ-gĕl-oi′dēz″) [Gr. plesios, close, nearby + ″ + ″]
A gram-negative facultatively anaerobic rod-shaped bacterium. It is thought to be a cause of gastroenteritis/infectious diarrhea acquired from contaminated water.