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Escherichia

 [esh″ĕ-rik´e-ah]
a genus of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria found in the large intestine of humans and other warm-blooded animals; most species are either nonpathogenic or opportunistic pathogens. E. co´li is the principal species and forms the greater part of the normal intestinal flora. Some strains of it may cause urinary tract infections, abscesses, conjunctivitis, and sometimes septicemia, as well as diarrheal diseases, especially in children.

Escherichia

(esh-ĕ-rik'ē-ă),
A genus of aerobic, facultatively anaerobic bacteria containing short, motile or nonmotile, gram-negative rods. Motile cells are peritrichous. Glucose and lactose are fermented with the production of acid and gas. These organisms are found in feces; some are pathogenic to humans, causing enteritis, peritonitis, cystitis, and other disorders. It is the type genus of the family Enterobacteriaceae. The type species is Escherichia coli.
[T. Escherich, German pediatrician and bacteriologist, 1857-1911]

Esch·e·rich·i·a

(esh-ĕ-rik'ē-ă)
A genus of aerobic, facultatively anaerobic bacteria containing short, motile or nonmotile, gram-negative rods. Motile cells are peritrichous. Glucose and lactose are fermented with the production of acid and gas. These organisms are found in feces; some are pathogenic to humans, causing conditions such as enteritis, peritonitis, and cystitis. It is the type genus of the family Enterobacteriaceae. The type species is E. coli.
[T. Escherich, German pediatrician and bacteriologist, 1857-1911]

Esch·e·rich·i·a

(esh-ĕ-rik'ē-ă)
Genus of aerobic, facultatively anaerobic bacteria containing short, motile or nonmotile, gram-negative rods; found in feces; some are pathogenic to humans, causing enteritis, peritonitis, cystitis, and other disorders; type species is E. coli.
[T. Escherich, German pediatrician and bacteriologist, 1857-1911]
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