Leptotrichia


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Leptotrichia

 [lep″to-trik´e-ah]
a genus of gram-negative, anaerobic, straight or slightly curved, rod-shaped bacteria; L. bucca´lis is sometimes associated with oral or urogenital infections.

Leptotrichia

(lep'tō-trik'ē-ă),
A genus of anaerobic, nonmotile bacteria containing gram-negative, straight or slightly curved rods, 5-15 mcm in length, with one or both ends rounded, often pointed. Granules are distributed evenly along the long axis, and one or more large granules may localize near the end of the cell. Branched or clubbed forms do not occur. Two or more cells join together and form septate filaments of varying length; in older cultures, filaments up to 200 mcm may form and twist around each other; large, coccoid bodies may be found within a filament as a cell lyses. Carbon dioxide is essential for optimal growth. Lactic acid is produced from glucose. These organisms occur in the oral cavity of humans. The type species is Leptotrichia buccalis.
[lepto- + G. thrix, hair]

Lep·to·trich·i·a

(lep'tō-trik'ē-ă)
A genus of anaerobic, nonmotile bacteria containing gram-negative, straight or slightly curved rods, with one or both ends rounded or pointed. These organisms occur in the human oral cavity. The type species is L. buccalis.
[lepto- + G. thrix, hair]

Lep·to·trich·i·a

(lep'tō-trik'ē-ă)
Genus of anaerobic, nonmotile bacteria containing gram-negative, straight or slightly curved rods, with one or both ends rounded or pointed; found in human oral cavity.
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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 #.
(Bacteroidetes) [89] Akkermansia muciniphila (Verrucomicrobia) [89] Bacterium Metabolic syndrome Pancreatic cancer (phylum) and type 2 diabetes (T2D) Increase Lactobacillales, Helicobacter pylori Staphylococcus (Proteobacteria) aureus (Firmicutes) [72] Fusobacterium [107] Escherichia [138] Leptotrichia coli [142] (Fusobacteria) (Proteobacteria) Veillonella spp.
Patient sample Genus * Right ear fluid Right ear TT Pseudomonas 61.8 ([dagger]) 3.3 Fusobacterium 20.3 85.6 Peptostreptococcus 10.2 3.3 Leptotrichia 2.9 1.7 Catonella 1.5 1.4 Parvimonas 0.9 0.4 Sneathia 0.6 0.02 Streptococcus 0.6 0.1 Prevotella 0.5 1.1 Campylobacter 0.4 1.5 Porphyromonas 0.2 0.5 Eubacterium 0.1 0.9 Selenomonas 0 0.04 Eikenella 0 0 Clostridium 0 0 Simonsiella 0 0 Patient sample Genus * Left ear fluid Left ear TT Pseudomonas 66.7 11.4 Fusobacterium 0.1 0.08 Peptostreptococcus 27.5 42.1 Leptotrichia 0.02 0 Catonella 0.04 0 Parvimonas 2.8 5.7 Sneathia 0 0 Streptococcus 2.1 29.8 Prevotella 0 0 Campylobacter 0 0.01 Porphyromonas 0 0 Eubacterium 0 0.07 Selenomonas 0 0 Eikenella 0.7 10.9 Clostridium 0.2 0 Simonsiella 0.04 0 * Strict anaerobic genera are indicated in bold.
* Group 2 (saliva, tongue, tonsils, and posterior pharyngeal wall) demonstrated a decreased relative abundance of Firmicutes compared to Group 1 replaced by increased levels of four phyla: Bacteroidetes, Fusobacteria, Actinobacteria and the candidate phylum TM7, and with a predominance of Streptococcus (approximately 20%), followed by approximately equal abundance of the genera Veillonella, Prevotella, Neisseria, Fusobacterium, Actinomyces and Leptotrichia
I highly recommend that you go online and look at the darkfield microscopic presentation of the Regulat breaking down a very high-valence, bacterial, Mucor form Leptotrichia buccalis into the small, healthful, symbiont, symprotite forms.
Megasphaera, Leptotrichia were found less frequent in 0-3 Nugent scores, but Leptotrichia detection in both pH groups did not differ statistically.
Ureaplasma urealyticum biovar 2 (UU-2) and Leptotrichia sanguiengens/LeFtotrichia amnionii (LS/LA) were significantly associated with PID after adjustment for age, race, chlamydia, and gonorrhea.
Ureaplasma urealyticum biovar 2 (UU-2) and Leptotrichia sanguiengens/Leptotrichia amnionii (LS/LA) were significantly associated with ND after adjustment for age, race, chlamydia, and gonorrhea.
The organism was identified as Leptotrichia species by FOCUS Diagnostics based upon conventional biochemical reactions and examination of cellular morphology on the Gram-stained smear.
actinomycetemcomitans, Fusobacterium nucleatum polymorphum, Streptococcus constellatus, Leptotrichia buccalis, Dialister pneumosintes, Enterics, and Staphylococcus aureus.
Fusobacterium periodonticum, Leptotrichia buccalis, Tannerella forsythia, Capnocytophaga sp, Campylobacter rectus, Prevotella nigrescens, Selenomonas sputigena, Treponema, (41,42) Porphyromonas gingivalis y Actinomyces gerencseriae.
We observed that women who had spontaneous abortion showed significant increases (P < 0.05) in Atopobium vaginae, Megasphaera spp., Gardnerella vaginalis, Leptotrichia amnionii, and Sneathia sanguinegens compared to nonabortion group (Table 2).