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Enterobacteriaceae

Enterobacteriaceae

(Science: bacteria) a large family of gram-negative bacilli that inhabit the large intestine of mammals. Commonest is escherichia coli, most are harmless commensals but others can cause intestinal disease (salmonella, Shigella).


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... and I chose it, because it was close to appearance of my plates. I will attach photo of my bacteria (when I find some camera). My bacteria are Enterobacteriaceae, namely Biostraticola tofi. See the description paper for methabolic capabilities. http://www.springerlink.com/content/k3220273410x7313/fulltext.pdf ...

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by triton
Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:53 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Black coloration of sheep blood agar
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Re: Is Enterobacteriaceae supposed to be italicized

There doesn't seem to be a set rule in English for levels above genus, but the italics, as I understand it, are for the rule governing foreign words, so it should apply to the other groupings, one would think.

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by Darby
Wed Mar 21, 2012 5:04 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Is Enterobacteriaceae supposed to be italicized
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Is Enterobacteriaceae supposed to be italicized

I have to write for my research paper and I looked this up online but got conflicting answers, most sites it seem to say you have to capitalize and not italics but some have it in italics...so does it have to be italicized and capitalized? What about Bacilli or Bacillus, Streptococcus and Pseudomona...

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by SweetSarah
Thu Mar 08, 2012 7:30 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Is Enterobacteriaceae supposed to be italicized
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What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?

... black color is only at the top...could that indicate a type of Pseudomonas maybe? thanks Here's some my other test results that makes me think my Enterobacteriaceae maybe a Pseudomonas (but I could be wrong for all I know it may be something else?? though I doubt it's Proteus anymore due to the ...

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by SweetSarah
Mon Feb 27, 2012 5:46 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What bacteria does this TSI test indicate?
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Re: Need help with my unknown organism?? Confusing test results

... not all criteria ( as test results) are equal. Start from the general and go to the specifics - for example it's very unlikely to be an enteric (Enterobacteriaceae) if it doesn't ferment glucose and, as you correctly observed, that should have tuled out Proteus more so than the hydrogen sulfide ...

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by JorgeLobo
Sun Feb 26, 2012 2:35 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Need help with my unknown organism?? Confusing test results
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