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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.

coc·co·ba·cil·lus

(kok'ō-bă-sil'ŭs),
A short, thick bacterial rod of the shape of an oval or slightly elongated coccus.
[G. kokkos, berry]

coccobacillus

/coc·co·ba·cil·lus/ (kok″o-bah-sil´us) pl. coccobacil´li   an oval bacterial cell intermediate between the coccus and bacillus forms.coccobac´illary

coccobacillus

(kŏk′ō-bə-sĭl′əs)
n. pl. coccoba·cilli (-sĭl′ī)
A bacillus that is short and oval in shape.

Coccobacillus

An invalid bacterial genus name [Bergey’s]; not in current use; some species were transferred to Fusobacterium, Haemophilus, Mycoplasma and others.

coc·co·ba·cil·lus

(kok'ō-bă-sil'ŭs)
A short, thick bacterial rod of the shape of an oval or slightly elongated coccus.
[G. kokkos, berry]

coccobacillus

A short, oval BACILLUS.

coccobacillus

an oval bacterial cell intermediate between the coccus and bacillus forms.
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Tularemia is caused by the gram-negative coccobacillus Francisella tularensis, which is found in rodents, rabbits and hares.
burnetii, a small, aerobic, gram-negative coccobacillus that is an obligate intracellular parasite in eukaryotic cells.
Microscopic examination of respiratory secretions or blood using gram stain reveals a gram negative coccobacillus, which distinguishes tularemia from other agents (Tularemia, 2002).
7 mm), aerobic, gram-negative coccobacillus that exists in vivo as a facultative intracellular pathogen.
I was not disappointed and gleaned an understanding and respect for the dangers surrounding this small aerobic, gram-negative coccobacillus known as francisella tularensis.
Presumptive diagnosis consists of finding gram-negative coccobacillus in lymph node aspirate, sputum, or CSF.
Beside the previous coliform bacteria; aggregated gram negative Acinetobacter haemolyticus and coccobacillus gram-negative Pseudomonas aeruginosa resulted.
Negative /2006 [8] Tattersall and Gram negative pleomorphic Bourne/2003 [9] coccobacillus Streptobacillus moniliformis Dworkin et al.
Tularemia, a severe epizootic disease caused by the gram-negative, intracellular coccobacillus Francisella tularensis (1,2), has 5 clinical forms: glandular/ ulceroglandular, oculoglandular, pneumonic, typhoidal, and oropharyngeal (2).
INTRODUCTION: Pasteurella canis is a Gram-negative, nonmotile, penicillin-sensitive coccobacillus belonging to the Pasteurellaceae family.
At this moment, a non-fermenting Gram-negative coccobacillus isolate (Acb7-31 strain) was cultured from the peritoneal fluid.
Rhodococcus equi is a gram-positive coccobacillus that primarily causes zoonotic infections.