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Fusobacterium

 [fu″so-bak-tē´re-um]
a genus of gram-negative, anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria found as normal flora in the mouth and large bowel and often in necrotic tissue, probably as secondary invaders. Species include F. gonidiafor´mans and F. morti´ferum (occurring in respiratory, urogenital, and gastrointestinal infections); F. necro´phorum (occurring in disseminated infections involving necrotic lesions, abscesses, and bacteremia); and F. navifor´me, F. nuclea´tum, F. rus´sii, and F. va´rium (occurring in abscesses and other infections).

Fusobacterium

(fyū'zō-bak-tēr'ē-ŭm),
A genus of bacteria containing gram-negative, non-spore-forming, nonmotile, obligately anaerobic rods that produce butyric acid as a major metabolic product. These organisms are found in cavities of humans and other animals; some species are pathogenic. The type species is Fusobacterium nucleatum.
[L. fusus, a spindle, + bacterium]

Fu·so·bac·te·ri·um

(fū'zō-bak-tēr'ē-ŭm)
A genus of bacteria containing gram-negative, non-spore-forming, obligately anaerobic rods that produce butyric acid as a major metabolic product. These organisms are found in cavities of humans and other animals; some species are pathogenic.
[L. fusus, a spindle, + bacterium]

Fu·so·bac·te·ri·um

(fū'zō-bak-tēr'ē-ŭm)
A genus of bacteria containing gram-negative, non-spore-forming, nonmotile, obligately anaerobic rods; found in oral cavities of humans and other animals; some species are pathogenic.
[L. fusus, a spindle, + bacterium]
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Microbial communities present in acute apical abscesses are complex, with a predominance of strict anaerobic microorganisms (approximately 90% of the isolates), mainly gramnegative bacilli, including Fusobacterium, Prevotella, Porphyromonas, Dialister, and Treponema, and grampositive cocci.
Relative abundance (%) p value Genus Group A Group B Group C (KW) * Prevotella 11.37 17.74 33.60 0.05 Bacillus 8.81 2.42 0.12 0.04# Porphyromonas 4.40 2.74 3.05 0.4 Streptococcus 1.05 7.94 0.60 0.004# Bacteroides 4.75 1.31 3.27 0.04# Veillonella 0.70 7.75 0.38 0.002# Atopobium 2.58 1.67 7.63 0.12 Staphylococcus 4.61 1.35 0.04 0.04# Candidatus Tammella 3.35 0.69 2.50 0.02# Fusobacterium 0.93 2.17 4.69 0.04# Pyramidobacter 0.06 1.22 7.71 0.3 Lactobacillus 0.61 3.76 0.04 0.08 Selenomonas 1.39 2.05 1.33 0.5 Leptotrichia 0.31 3.90 0.03 0.002# Oribacterium 2.15 0.41 2.23 0.08 Filifactor 2.19 0.55 1.47 0.04# Dialister 0.73 0.29 5.85 0.03# Alkaliphilus 2.10 0.23 1.53 0.004# Treponema 2.10 0.58 0.50 0.02# Rothia 0.16 3.12 0.12 0.1 Note: Statistically significant (p < 0.05) are indicated with #.
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