satellitism

satellitism

 [sat´ĕ-li-tizm]
the phenomenon in which certain bacterial species grow more vigorously in the immediate vicinity of colonies of other unrelated species, owing to the production of an essential metabolite by the latter species.

sa·tel·li·tism

(sa-tel-līt'ism),
A state of being physiologically secondary to another system or organ, or dependent upon it in some way.

satellitism

/sat·el·li·tism/ (sat´el-i-tizm) the phenomenon in which certain bacterial species grow more vigorously in the immediate vicinity of colonies of other unrelated species, owing to the production of an essential metabolite by the latter species.

satellitism

the phenomenon in which certain bacterial species grow much better in the immediate vicinity of colonies of other unrelated species, owing to the production of an essential metabolite by the latter species.
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Isolates exhibited enhanced growth in the presence of pyridoxal (Figure) satellitism with Staphylococcus aureus.
Biochemical tests most useful for identifying F tularensis include negative results for oxidase, satellitism, and urease and positive reactions for catalase (weak) and [beta]-lactamase.
Negative reactions are associated with satellitism and [beta]-lactamase.
To prevent reporting of spurious thrombocytopenia when platelet clumps, giant platelets, or platelet satellitism are present (HEM.
cautions such as platelet clumps, platelet fragments, giant platelets, platelet satellitism, and bizarre platelets) were included in the study.
These include spurious macrocytosis generated by hyperglycemia (12,13) and spurious thrombocytopenia caused by platelet satellitism in EDTA blood (14).
Nutritionally-variant streptococci have been difficult to identify because they have unique culture requirements, they exhibit pleomorphic phenotypic features (1), and they demonstrate satellitism around colonies of other bacteria.
A look at the peripheral blood smear is warranted to confirm the count and to rule out pseudothrombocytopenia due to platelet clumping or satellitism.
Platelet satellitism is for Rill (CD16) receptor-mediated.