fastidious organism


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fas·tid·i·ous or·ga·nism

a bacterial organism with precise nutritional and environmental requirements.
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Bartonella henselae is a fastidious organism commonly known for causing cat scratch disease.
Two reasons were explained in patients with IE that blood culture was negative: chronic antibiotic therapy and fastidious organism that in our case seems to be due to recent antibiotic therapy [15].
jejuni, a fastidious organism, in dairy A raw milk; the isolate matched the cluster pattern.
Historically, the process of identification of an organism could take from days for a routine organism to weeks, in the case of a fastidious organism. Mass Spectrometry, an old chemistry technique of identifying a compound by separating it into its components, has recently been adapted as a new approach to identifying microbes.
As part of its strategy as a secondary infectant, Brett is a nutritionally fastidious organism lacking the ability to synthesize for itself many micronutrients.
Background & objectives: The reason for lack of data on burden ofHaemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) in developing countries was mainly failure of detection of this fastidious organism in laboratories.
However, Bordetella pertussis is a fastidious organism and negative cultures do not rule out disease.
Fastidious organism Organism that requires numerous complex nutrients to grow.
This fastidious organism, which is often resistant to clindamycin, colonizes the oropharynx of approximately 15% of healthy toddler children.
This fastidious organism grows slowly, and its identification requires special nutritionally supported media.
genitalium, a fastidious organism for which culture takes far too long to yield medically actionable results.