polymicrobic

polymicrobial

 [pol″e-mi-kro´be-al] (polymicrobic [pol″e-mi-kro´bik]) marked by the presence of several species of microorganisms.

polymicrobic

/poly·mi·cro·bic/ (-mi-kro´bik) polymicrobial.

polymicrobial, polymicrobic

marked by the presence of several species of microorganisms.
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Polymicrobic BCs with more than one contaminant species were considered as being a single contaminated BC.
Since the isolation of more than one organism from a single specimen of urine must always be interpreted with caution, and considering contamination, the patients whose culture results had polymicrobic bacteriuria samples were excluded from the study.
Most cases of Fournier gangrene are polymicrobic and require urgent surgical debridement and broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy.
4,5) Most cases of Fournier gangrene are polymicrobic in nature, resulting from infection with coliforms, streptococci, and anaerobes.
Most cases of Fournier gangrene are polymicrobic in nature; however, clinicians should consider group C streptococci as a cause of Fournier gangrene and consider the diagnosis in any diabetic male with bacteremia and perineal, scrotal, or rectal pain.
We want to think about community-acquired pneumonia as a polymicrobic condition.
The sites of these infections typically contain polymicrobic mixtures of aerobic and anaerobic bacteria.
Clinical studies prove ZOSYN to be an effective monotherapy for many polymicrobic infections that previously have required multiple antibiotics.