polymicrobic

polymicrobial

 [pol″e-mi-kro´be-al] (polymicrobic [pol″e-mi-kro´bik]) marked by the presence of several species of microorganisms.

polymicrobic

/poly·mi·cro·bic/ (-mi-kro´bik) polymicrobial.

polymicrobial, polymicrobic

marked by the presence of several species of microorganisms.
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Considering the severity of the clinical picture, the possible polymicrobic infection and the initial lack of efficacy of amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, we decided to use metronidazole in combination with a broad spectrum antibiotic such as meropenem.
Polymicrobic BCs with more than one contaminant species were considered as being a single contaminated BC.
Since the isolation of more than one organism from a single specimen of urine must always be interpreted with caution, and considering contamination, the patients whose culture results had polymicrobic bacteriuria samples were excluded from the study.
We want to think about community-acquired pneumonia as a polymicrobic condition.
The sites of these infections typically contain polymicrobic mixtures of aerobic and anaerobic bacteria.
In five patients with UTI the infection was polymicrobic (TABLE IV)