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a bacterial species regarded by some as a cause of trachoma in humans; it produces a granular conjunctivitis in monkeys and apes; it is the type species of the genus Noguchia.
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.