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coccobacillus

 [kok″o-bah-sil´us] (pl. coccobacil´li)
an oval bacterial cell intermediate between the coccus and bacillus forms. adj., adj coccobac´illary.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

coccobacilli

(kok?o-ba-sil'i)
Bacilli that are short, thick, and somewhat ovoid.
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The isolated microorganisms were Gram-negative coccobacilli, nonmotile, oxidase and catalase positive, and were identified by standard procedures including API 20E system and the automated Vitek 2 system using GN cards (both products of BioMerieux, Marcy-l' Etoile, France), as Pasteurella multocida.
Bacterium Identity Genbank access Morphology level (%) number * Bacillus aerophilus 90 KT758426.1 coccobacilli Exigiiobacterium 99 AB752299.1 coccus profundum Pseudomonas 99 AB176954.1 coccobacilli xanthomarina Proteobacterium 100 KC887933.1 coccobacilli Pseudomonas sp.
Moraxella is a genus of aerobic, gram-negative, nonmotile, oxidase positive coccobacilli [5].
Brucella are small Gram-negative intracellular coccobacilli. Most of the cases with brucellosis are attributed to Brucella melitensis.
These are small, nonmotile, facultative anaerobic, intracellular, Gram-negative coccobacilli and show strong host preference [1, 2].
Lactobacilli are rod-shaped, Gram-positive coccobacilli fermentative organotrophs commonly associated with the human GI tract as well as the human mouth and the vagina.
are glucose-nonfermentative, nonmotile, nonfastidious, catalase-positive, oxidase-negative, aerobic Gram-negative coccobacilli. Acinetobacter baumannii has emerged as an important pathogen causing a variety of infections including pneumonia, bloodstream infections, skin and soft tissue infections, and urinary tract infections, resulting in high morbidity and mortality.[sup][1] Among the bacterial species monitored by the China Surveillance Program of Antimicrobial Resistance, A.
Among the topics are the science of microbiology, the empire of viruses, microbial disease transmission, gram-negative bacilli and coccobacilli, diseases of the circulatory and central nervous systems, and controlling microbial growth.
Besides the similarity in gross appearance of the skin lesions, histologically both cases showed a neutrophilic exudate, and numerous bacteria (cocci or coccobacilli) were visible in surface keratin and hair follicles.
Kingella kingae is a facultative anaerobic, nonmotile, and fastidious [beta]-hemolytic Gram-negative coccobacilli. It is an oxidase-positive, yielding negative catalase organism that is usually found as commensals of posterior pharynx and mouth [1].