Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae(redirected from E.rhusiopathiae)
a species that causes swine erysipelas, human erysipeloid, nonsuppurative polyarthritis in lambs, and septicemia in mice, and commonly infects fish handlers; it is the type species of the genus Erysipelothrix.
Synonym(s): Erysipelothrix insidiosa
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Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae(ĕr″ĭ-sĭ-pĕl′ŏ-thrĭks) [″ + ″ + thrix, hair]
A species of gram-positive, filamentous bacilli that causes erysipeloid.
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