fastidious organism

fas·tid·i·ous or·ga·nism

a bacterial organism with precise nutritional and environmental requirements.
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Background & objectives: The reason for lack of data on burden ofHaemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) in developing countries was mainly failure of detection of this fastidious organism in laboratories.
However, Bordetella pertussis is a fastidious organism and negative cultures do not rule out disease.
This fastidious organism grows slowly, and its identification requires special nutritionally supported media.
Believing the Gram stain over the culture: Streptococcus pneumoniae is a fastidious organism that can perish during prolonged transport times.
mirabilis, a fastidious organism that also colonizes or co-infects this site.
haemophilum is a fastidious organism that requires media supplemented with ferric ions in the form of heroin, hemoglobin, or ferric ammonium citrate, and incubation at 30[degrees]C-32[degrees]C for several weeks.
genavense is a fastidious organism, the infections it causes are difficult to diagnose and their frequency is probably underestimated, which may change with increased use of direct molecular biological methods.
canimorsus is a fastidious organism, often difficult to isolate and identify.
It works well with Escherichia coli, but a fastidious organism such as Neisseria gonorrhoeae will not grow in that environment.
Inoculation of synovial fluid into blood culture media improves chances of isolating the organism and should be recommended as routine procedure to improve the recovery rate of these types of fastidious organisms.
Fortunately, there are several FDA cleared assays and platforms that can generate results of pathogenic and fastidious organisms within a few hours.
After giving informed consent, the patient was retrospectively included in an ongoing project that involved searching for fastidious organisms.