enterobacterium


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en·ter·o·bac·te·ri·um

, pl.

en·ter·o·bac·te·ri·a

(en'tĕr-ō-bak-tēr'ē-ŭm, -ă),
A member of the family Enterobacteriaceae.

enterobacterium

(ĕn′tə-rō-băk-tîr′ē-əm)
n. pl. enterobac·teria (-tîr′ē-ə)
Any of various gram-negative, rod-shaped, often enteric bacteria of the family Enterobacteriaceae that includes some plant and animal pathogens, such as salmonella.
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Enterobacterium was determined using desoxycholate citrate agar lactose (DCL) while Salmonella-Schigella agar was used for Salmonella.
The recognition of the first case of carbapemenase in a patient colonized by a carbapemenase producing enterobacterium occurred in September 2009, and dissemination, culminating with an outbreak in the adult ICU, occurred in January 2010.
Duodeno-jejunal flora comprises aero-anaerobic species (streptococci), ileal flora is predominantly anaerobic (bacteroids) and colonic and fecal flora comprises anaerobes (bacteroids, enterobacterium, peptostreptococci, clostridia, etc.) and facultative anaerobic species (enterobacteria, streptococcus, lactobacilli, etc.).