coccobacilli


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coccobacillus

 [kok″o-bah-sil´us] (pl. coccobacil´li)
an oval bacterial cell intermediate between the coccus and bacillus forms. adj., adj coccobac´illary.

coccobacilli

(kok?o-ba-sil'i)
Bacilli that are short, thick, and somewhat ovoid.
See: bacterium for illus
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The rate of coccobacilli is very negligible in this entity.
Haemophilus influenzae, a Gram negative coccobacilli, is the cause of approximately 10 percent, as well as other enteric Gram negative rods also being responsible for about 10 percent.
are gram-negative coccobacilli that infect the placenta, uterus, and fetus, causing abortion in females, and infect the testes and accessory sex glands, causing orchitis and accessory sex gland infection in males.
Pasteurella species, short gram-negative coccobacilli that are part of the normal flora of cats and dogs, are isolated from 75% of infections from cat bites and 50% of infections from dog bites.
Brucellae are small, Gram negative coccobacilli that lack flagella, endospores, and a capsule.
Clue cells are vaginal epithelial cells coated with coccobacilli giving an appearance as if coated with ground black pepper.
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.
small Gram-negative coccobacilli that can infect cattle (infection with B.
This is Gram-negative non-motile, non-sporing, encapsulated coccobacilli.
Cultivated gram negative coccobacilli from cerebral abscess were initially misidentified as Brucella spp.
Samples that contained Gram-negative coccobacilli that did not grow in MacConkey (Sigma-Aldrich, St Louis, MO, USA) agar were subjected to biochemical tests to confirm that they were P.
These species are coccobacilli gram negative, aerobic, non-fermented and have been widely distributed in hospitals and are important opportunistic pathogens responsible for hospital infections (6).