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bacilli

 [bah-sil´i] (L.)
plural of bacillus.

ba·cil·li

(bă-sil'ī),
Plural of bacillus.

ba·cil·li

(bă-sil'ī)
Plural of bacillus.

Ba·cil·lus

(bă-sil'ŭs)
A genus of aerobic or facultatively anaerobic, spore-forming, ordinarily motile bacteria; these organisms are chemoheterotrophic and are found primarily in soil. A few species are animal pathogens; some species evoke antibody production.
[L. dim. of baculus, rod, staff]

ba·cil·lus

, bacilli (bă-sil'ŭs, -'ī)
1. A vernacular term used to refer to any member of the bacterial genus Bacillus.
2. Term used to refer to any rod-shaped bacterium.
[L. dim. of baculus, a rod, staff]
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We found massive gram-positive rods on Gram staining of the exudate.
Glaser, "Nonhemolytic, nonmotile gram-positive rods indicative of Bacillus anthracis" Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol.
* For large Gram-positive rods (Lactobacillus morphotypes), the scoring was reversed with their absence scored as 4, fewer than 1 per OIF scored 3; a count of 1-5 per OIF scored 2; a count of 6-30 per OIF scored 1; and more than 30 per OIF scored 0.
Gram-positive cocci, non-sporing Gram-positive rods and filamentous fungi were predominant in the air at workplaces in the studied laboratories; among them, cellulolytic, lipolytic and proteolytic organisms were identified.
+ + Micrococcus luteus + + Micrococcus roseus + + Staphylococcus aureus + - Staphylococcus auricularis + + Staphylococcus capitis + + Staphylococcus epidermidis + - Satphylococcus haemolyticus + + Staphylococcus hominis + + Staphylococcus sciuri + + Staphylococcus warneri + + Staphylococcus saprophyticus - - Staphylococcus xylosus + - Non-sporing Gram-positive rods / Nieprzetrwalnikujace paleczki Gram-dodatnie Arcanobacterium haemolyticum + - Arthrobacter spp.
Modified ZN stain revealed typical picture of Nocardia as gram-positive rods with delicate beaded branching filaments [Figure 2].
Coryneform bacteria are aerobically growing Gram-positive rods with distinctive irregular morphology on staining.
belong to a diverse group of bacteria known as aerobic actinomycetes, characterized as being Gram-positive rods with partially acid-fast, non-motile, filamentous branches; other properties include being catalase-positive and methenamine silver-positive.
(2,15) The number of each of the following was quantified and recorded: gram-positive cocci, gram-positive rods, gram-negative cocci, gram-negative rods, yeast, hyphae, white blood cells, and red blood cells.
Gram's stained smears from the cultures revealed the following: Gram-positive cocci in 136 cultures (54%), Gram-negative rods in 106 cultures (42%), and Gram-positive rods in the remaining 10 cultures (4%).
In addition, the patient's blood cultures grew beaded, branching Gram-positive rods which were identified as nocardial infection, and high-dose ceftriaxone treatment (4 g/day) was added to the treatment regimen.

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