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Peptococcus

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Domain  Bacteria
Family  Peptococcaceae
Rank  Genus
Class  Clostridia
Phylum  Firmicutes
Order  Clostridiales
Similar  Eubacterium, Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron, Staphylococcus saccharolyticus, Ruminococcus, Fusobacterium

Medical vocabulary what does peptococcus mean


Peptococcus is a Gram-positive bacterium genus in the family Peptococcaceae.

Species in the genus are part of the human microbiome, especially in the bacteria that form the gut flora. They are part of the flora of the mouth, upper respiratory tract and large intestine.

Mezlocillin is an antibiotic that is effective against Peptococcus species.

Peptococcus magnus is a human pathogen.

References

Peptococcus Wikipedia


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