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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The most common organisms in the hospital sepsis cohort Organism n Escherichia coli 3 Alpha streptococci 3 Beta hemolytic streptococci 3 Staphylococcus aureus 2 Coagulase-negative staphylococci 2 Bacteroides fragilis 1 Proteus mirabilis 1 Klebsiella pneumoniae 1 Streptococcus pneumoniae 1 Enterococcus faecalis 1 Propionibacterium acnes 1 Capnocytophaga canimorsus 1
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).
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.
6,7) In those examples, the culprit organism was found to be the Gram-negative Capnocytophaga canimorsus, which is a normal part of the canine flora.
Capnocytophaga canimorsus is a fastidious microaerophilic, non-spore-forming gram-negative rod that is 1 to 3 pm long, is oxidase and catalase positive, and is capable of gliding motility under the microscope.
micros (Micromonas); and low risk Capnocytophaga species (gingivalis, ochracea, sputigena).
pneumococcal, meningococcal diseases), and zoonotic agents (Leptospira and Capnocytophaga spp.
Most microorganisms involved in these disease are gram-negative bacilli, anaerobes (Porphyromonas gingivalis, Prevotella intermedia, Fusobacterium nucleatum, Campylobacter rectus) or capnophiles (Aggregatibacterium actinomycetemcomitans, Eikenella corrodens, Capnocytophaga ochracea .
These include microbes of such genera as Bacteroides, Capnocytophaga, Fusobacterium, Actinobacillus and Treponema.