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species that is an enteric pathogen and an etiologic agent of various extraintestinal infections transmitted to humans in contaminated food or water or as a colonizer of various animals. This is the only species in the genus and has also been referred to as Pseudomonas s., Aeromonas s., C57, and Vibrio s.
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Plesiomonas shigelloidesAeromonas shigelloides, Pseudomonas shigelloides Bacteriology A bacterium of brackish or salt water, which may cause gastroenteritis due to exposure to contaminated water or seafood
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Plesiomonas shigelloides(plē-sē-ō-mon′ăs, shĭ-gĕl-oi′dēz″) [Gr. plesios, close, nearby + ″ + ″]
A gram-negative facultatively anaerobic rod-shaped bacterium. It is thought to be a cause of gastroenteritis/infectious diarrhea acquired from contaminated water.
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