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Pasteurella

 [pas″tĕ-rel´ah]
a genus of gram-negative, nonmotile, facultatively anaerobic, ovoid to rod-shaped bacteria. P. multoci´da is the etiologic agent of hemorrhagic septicemia. P. haemoly´tica and P. pneumotro´pica are animal pathogens that sometimes cause infection in humans.

Pasteurella

(pas'tū-rel'ă),
A genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic, nonmotile bacteria containing small, gram-negative, cocci or ellipsoid to elongated rods that, with special methods, may show bipolar staining. These organisms are parasites of humans and other animals, including birds. The type species is Pasteurella multocida.
[L. Pasteur]

pas·teu·rel·la

, pl.

pas·teu·rel·lae

(pas'tū-rel'ă, pas-tūr-el'ē),
A vernacular term used to refer to any member of the genus Pasteurella.

Pas·teu·rel·la

(pastyūr-elă)
A genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic, nonmotile bacteria (family Brucellaceae) containing small, gram-negative cocci or ellipsoidal to elongated rods that, with special methods, may show bipolar staining. These organisms are parasites of humans and other animals, including birds. The type species is P. multocida.
[L. Pasteur]

pas·teu·rel·la

, pl. pasteurellae (pas'tūr-el'ă, -lē)
A vernacular term used to refer to any member of the genus Pasteurella.

Pasteur,

Louis, French chemist and bacteriologist, 1822-1895.
Pasteurella
Pasteurella aerogenes - species found in swine that can cause human wound infections following a pig bit.
Pasteurella multocida - bacterial species associated with dogs and cats.
Pasteurella pestis - Synonym(s): Yersinia pseudotuberculosis
Pasteurella "SP" - a rarely encountered organism that can cause infection after a guinea pig bite
Pasteurella tularensis - Synonym(s): Francisella tularensis
Pasteur effect - the inhibition of fermentation by oxygen, first observed by Pasteur.
Pasteur pipette - a cotton-plugged, glass tube drawn out to a fine tip, used for the sterile transfer of small volumes of fluid.
Pasteur vaccine
pasteurellosis - infection with bacteria of Pasteurella.
pasteurization - bacteria destruction process.
pasteurizer - pasteurization apparatus.

Pas·teu·rel·la

(pastyŭr-elă)
Genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic, nonmotile bacteria containing small, gram-negative, cocci or ellipsoid-to-elongated rods; parasitic in humans and other animals, including birds. The type species is P. multocida.
[L. Pasteur]
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