enteropathogen


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enteropathogen

 [en″ter-o-path´o-jen]
a microorganism that causes disease of the intestine. adj., adj enteropathogen´ic.

en·ter·o·path·o·gen

(en'tĕr-ō-path'ō-jen),
An organism capable of producing disease in the intestinal tract.

enteropathogen

(ĕn′tə-rō-păth′ə-jən, -jĕn′)
n.
A microorganism capable of producing intestinal disease.

en′ter·o·path′o·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.

en·ter·o·path·o·gen

(en'tĕr-ō-path'ŏ-jen)
An organism capable of producing disease in the intestinal tract.

enteropathogen

a microorganism with pathogenicity for the intestine. Includes enterobacteria, enterococci, corynebacteria, Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis, Brachyspirahyodysenteriae, Lawsonia intracellularis, campylobacter, clostridia, coronavirus, rotavirus, torovirus, calicivirus, astrovirus, canine parvovirus, bovine virus diarrhea virus, rinderpest virus, malignant catarrhal fever virus, coccidia, cryptosporidia.
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