Noguchia


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Noguchia

(nō-gū'chē-ă),
A genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic, motile, peritrichous bacteria (family Brucellaceae) containing small, slender, gram-negative, encapsulated rods. These organisms are present in the conjunctiva of humans and other animals affected by a follicular type of disease. The type species is Noguchia granulosis.
[Hideyo Noguchi, Japanese bacteriologist, 1876-1928]

Noguchia

(nō-goo′chē-ă)
[Hideyo Noguchi, Japanese bacteriologist in U.S., 1876–1928]
A genus of microorganisms of the family Brucellaceae. They are slim, gram-negative, flagellated rods present in the conjunctiva of humans and animals with follicular conjunctivitis.

Noguchi,

Hideyo, Japanese pathologist, 1876-1928.
Noguchi test - for globulin.
Noguchia - a genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic, motile, peritrichous bacteria.
Noguchia granulosis - a bacterial species sometimes regarded as a cause of trachoma in humans.