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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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Francisella tularensis is sometimes a poorly staining gram-negative coccobacillus.
Microscopic examination of respiratory secretions or blood using gram stain reveals a gram negative coccobacillus, which distinguishes tularemia from other agents (Tularemia, 2002).
Tularemia is caused by a small, nonmotile, aerobic, gramnegative coccobacillus called Francisella tularensis.
The gram positive coccobacillus R equi rarely infects the gastrointestinal tract; it has been found in cases of systemic infection, especially in immunocompromised patients.
P multocida is an aerobic, facultatively anaerobic, Gramnegative coccobacillus that inhabits the oral cavity and the gastrointestinal tract of 70 to 90% of cats and 50 to 66% of dogs.
One of these potential biological weapons is Francisella tularensis, a gram-negative coccobacillus that is one of the most infectious bacteria known.
Bordetella pertussis is the gram-negative coccobacillus that causes the respiratory disease pertussis, also known as whooping cough.
Yersinia enterocolitica is a facultatively anaerobic gram-negative coccobacillus of the family of Enterobacteriaceae.
Yersinia enterocolitica is a gram-negative coccobacillus with worldwide distribution that commonly causes gastroenteritis and mesenteric adenitis in children and adolescents.
Tularemia is a bacterial zoonotic disease caused by a gram-negative coccobacillus, Francisella tularensis; the most virulent subspecies, tularensis (type A), is found in North America, but subspecies holarctica (type B) occurs throughout the Northern Hemisphere (1-4).
Cultures of lymph node tissue from patient 1 were positive for a gram-negative coccobacillus, which was subsequently identified as A actinomycetemcomitans.