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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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Extended spectrum B-lactamase-producing Enterobacteria in an Italian intensive Care Unit Clinical and Terapeutics remarks.
Procedia de Chachapoyas y se le aislo enterobacterias y Streptococcus beta hemolitico del grupo G, que resulto resistente a la bacitracina y en el antibiograma fue sensible a todos los antibioticos testados.
Todo paciente hospitalizado en la UCI, independientemente de su diagnostico clinico de base, con una infeccion primaria o nosocomial, cuyo microorganismo aislado sea una enterobacteria o Pseudomonas aeruginosa resistente a una cefalosporina de amplio espectro (de tercera generacion).
El Grupo de Epidemiologia Molecular de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, desarrollo durante el ano 2003, el estudio "Epidemiologia molecular aplicada a la identificacion del modelo de la infeccion nosocomial causada por enterobacterias productoras de beta lactamasas de espectro extendido en tres hospitales de Bogota".
05) most of the studied parameters except the enterobacteria population.
Frequency of enzymes associated with reduced sensitivity to [beta]-lactam antibiotics in enterobacteria isolates, Caracas, Venezuela.
The four enterobacteria were not susceptible to phosphoric acid in our report, in contrast with the high effectiveness described for other Gram-negative organisms (GUTIERREZ MARTIN et al.
This corresponds mainly to the more prolonged action of enterobacteria and heterofermentative lactic bacteria, although also produced by clostridia, on a smaller scale.
coli, Ploskirev medium for enterobacteria, Enterococcus agar for enterococci, and Blaurock medium for lactobacteria and bifidobacteria.
Among the species isolated, the Citrobacter amalonaticus composes the common intestinal microbiota of human beings, and it is not well established its role in human disease, besides together with other enterobacteria members, it has been isolated from cockroaches in Malaysia (21), while Citrobacter freundii is reported to be associated to mortality in 22% of human patients with predominant infection in the intraabdominal region, as reported in a hospital in Taipei (6), as also in gallbladder disease (7), becoming a worldwide emerging nosocomial pathogen with escalating incidence of multidrug resistance, even though it colonizes natural environment, particularly in health care settings, which make it difficult to eradicate.
Patients at least 18 years old, whose culture requested by the attending physician grew enterobacteria in samples collected in pre-specified days after hospitalization were assessed for potential inclusion.