enteric bacilli


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enteric bacilli

[en′ter·ik bə′sil·ī]
(microbiology)
Microorganisms, especially the gram-negative rods, found in the intestinal tract of humans and animals.
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The mode of presentation is often similar to necrotising fascitiis, which has been more widely reported following laparoscopic surgery and is most often the result of mixed bacteriological agents, commonly gram negative enteric bacilli, staphlococcal and streptococcal species.
coli and enteric bacilli varied substantially, we concluded that infections with these bacteria were most likely obtained before hospitalization.