Erysipelothrix


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Erysipelothrix

[‚er·ə′sip·ə·lō‚thriks]
(microbiology)
A genus of gram-positive, rod-shaped bacteria of uncertain affiliation; cells have a tendency to form long filaments.
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Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae isolated from a septicemic Pacific bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops gilli) provided by the Navy Marine Mammal program was used to perform an enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA).
Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae is better known as a veterinary pathogen than a human pathogen.
Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae can be misidentified as a Gram-positive coccus or a nonpathogenic Gram-positive bacillus, misleading therapeutic decisions.
Erysipelothrix can be isolated from the tonsils, intestines, lymph nodes, gall bladder, joints, and bone marrow of swine (144).
Citing the number of reported cases of systemic erysipelas infection in the last 15 years, a recently published case report suggested that the growth of the swine industry in the southern United States was associated with an increase in human infections with Erysipelothrix because this number was already equal to the number reported in the precee-ding 60 years (141).
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