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Noguchia

Noguchia

A genus of aerobic to facultatively anaerobic, motile, peritrichous bacteria (family brucellaceae) containing small, slender, gram-negative, encapsulated rods. These organisms are present in the conjunctiva of man and other animals affected by a follicular type of disease. The type species is noguchia granulosis.

Origin: Hideyo Noguchi, Japanese bacteriologist, 1876-1928


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