Help identify bacterial strains, please
Fred & Rachel Brusseau
rbruss at ix.netcom.com
Sun Apr 5 09:08:36 EST 1998
Here are a few I found in "Bailey & Scott's - Diagnostic Microbiology"
Gram negative bacilli. Isolated from normal fecal flora; isolated from
infections, urine, wounds, blood.
Gram negative diplococci. Has been isolated as the causative agent of
disease, including septicemia, meningitis, endocarditis, otitis media,
conjunctivitis, sinusitis, laryngitis, pneumonia, and bronchitis.
Micrococcus sp. (eg. Micrococcus varians)
Gram positive cocci. Rarely identified as causes of infection. Become
pathogens during accidental introduction into a susceptible host. May
cause endocarditis and other diverse syndromes. Less virulent than
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