Capnocytophaga


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Capnocytophaga

[‚kap·nō‚sī′täf·ə·gə]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria comprising fusiform, fermentative, gram-negative rods which require carbon dioxide for growth and show gliding motility.
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Capnocytophaga canimorsus sepsis is the main human pathogen associated with dog bites.
coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Klebsiella pneumoniae For chronic periodontitis, the absence of Bacteroides fragilis, Capnocytophaga sp as important bacteria in periodontal disease is noted in this entity (Table 1)
ESBLs have been isolated from a wide variety of Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Capnocytophaga ochracea (7-9).
Morganella morganni, Serratia marcescens, Shigella dysenteriae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Burkholderia cepacia y Capnocytophaga ochracea (10).
Infection of porous polyethilene orbital implant with Capnocytophaga.
Capnocytophaga ochracea: characterization of a plasmid-encoded extended-spectrum TEM-17 (3-lactamase in the phylum Flavobacter-Bacteroides.
necrophorum y Capnocytophaga ochracea; mientras, que el lipido A de E.
Although several bacterial species' had noticeably different population numbers in the two groups of volunteers, the researchers found unusually large populations of three particular species--Prevotella melaninogenica, Capnocytophaga gingivalis, and Streptococcus mitis--in the people with oral cancer.
Capnocytophaga canimorsus bacteraemia demonstrated by a positive blood smear.
Since 1961, 200 human isolates of Capnocytophaga canimorsus --a gram-negative bacterium--have been sent to CDC for identification.
For example, an organism called capnocytophaga canimorsus, normally found in the mouths of dogs, can cause severe infection in a person whose spleen has been removed due to illness or trauma.