Veillonellaceae


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Veillonellaceae

[‚vā·yō·nə′lās·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
The single family of gram-negative, anaerobic cocci; characteristically occur in pairs with adjacent sides flattened; parasites of homotherms, including humans, rodents, and pigs.
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La cavidad oral sana esta caracterizada por una microflora dominada por el phylum Firmicutes (genero Streptococcus, familia Veillonellaceae, genero Granulicatella), Proteobacteria (genero Neisseria, Haemophilus), Actinobacteria (genero Corynebacterium, Rothia, Actinomyces), Bacteroidetes (genero Prevotella, Capnocytophaga, Porphyromona) y Fusobacteria (genero Fusobacterium).
At a finer taxonomic resolution, this study also shows a significant increase in potentially dangerous bacteria from the families Prevotellaceae, Enterobacteriaceae, Veillonellaceae, and Streptococcaceae in subjects with alcoholic cirrhosis, compared with subjects with hepatitis B cirrhosis and with control subjects.
Kang ASD higher than CON: none 2013 [28] CON higher than ASD: Genus: Prevotella, Coprococcus, and unclassified Veillonellaceae Other findings: Autism and accompanying gastrointestinal symptoms were characterized by distinct and less diverse gut microbial compositions.