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Erysipelothrix


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n. a genus of Gram-positive nonmotile rod-shaped bacteria with a tendency to form filaments. They are parasites of mammals, birds, and fish. E. insidiosa (formerly E. rhusiopathiae) is a widely distributed species causing the disease erysipeloid.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Medicine and Health.


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