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Related to bacterial overgrowth: bacterial overgrowth syndrome
The multiplication of opportunistic bacteria in the lower GI tract, often due to antibiotic therapy.
The multiplication of contaminating bacteria in a specimen (e.g., blood, urine, due to inadequate fixation or delay in processing the specimen in a timely fashion
bacterial overgrowthGI disease The multiplication of opportunistic bacteria in the lower GI tract, often due to antibiotic therapy. See Pseudomembranous colitis Lab medicineThe multiplication of contaminating bacteria in a specimen–eg, blood, urine, due to inadequate fixation or delay in processing the specimen in a timely fashion.
pertaining to or caused by bacteria.
see bacterial hypersensitivity.
cutaneous bacterial granuloma
diseases in which bacteria play a significant but not necessarily exclusive role.
fermentation is more commonly a function of yeasts but is performed by some bacteria, e.g. those in the rumen. See also fermentation.
bacterial food poisoning
see food poisoning.
bacterial gill disease
see gill disease.
bacterial kidney disease of fish
a serious disease of salmonid cultures characterized by granuloma in the kidney and spleen, and extensive caseation of muscles. The disease is chronic and causes heavy losses. The cause appears to be a minute gram-positive coccobacillus Renibacterium salmoninarum.
a syndrome of malabsorption causing chronic or recurrent diarrhea in dogs. Believed to be due to the presence in the small intestine of an abnormally large population of Clostridium spp. and other enteric bacteria normally found in the colon.