enterobacteria


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en·ter·o·bac·te·ri·a

(en'tĕr-ō-bak-tēr'ē-ă),
Plural of enterobacterium.

enterobacteria

BACTERIA in the family Enterobacteriaceae. Such organisms are Gram negative (see GRAM'S STAIN and are facultative ANAEROBES. They may be found in SOIL, WATER or the human or animal INTESTINE. An example is ESCHERICHIA COLI .
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In summary, probiotic consumption may be capable of influencing the prevalence of enterobacteria in the oral cavity.
Emergence of CTX-M-15-producing enterobacteria in Cameroon and characterization of a blaCTXM-15-carrying element.
Most reported cases concern bacterial contamination, particularly by enterobacteria (salmonella spp, E.
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Levy of Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and his colleagues reported that some enterobacteria pump out tetracycline.
Taiwan argues that WHO observer status would help the government further improve public health, and that access to its programs and research data could help deal with diseases such as an enterobacteria epidemic that claimed the lives of dozens of children last summer.
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