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Anaerobic Bacteriology


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Principal Anaerobic Pathogens

Slide 4

June 2012

Principal anaerobic pathogens include the Bacteroides fragilis group, Fusobacterium, Prevotella and Porphyromonas, Bilophila, the anaerobic cocci, Clostridium, Propionibacterium and other nonspore forming gram-positive bacteria.  It’s important to recognize that there have been much recent change in the taxonomy of anaerobes due to development of new molecular methods.

Principal Anaerobic Pathogens


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