Anaerobic Bacterial Infections (Non-Spore-Forming)

  • Sydney M. Finegold


Non-spore-forming anaerobic bacteria of clinical significance are found primarily in the genera Bacteroides, Fusobacterium, Peptostreptococcus, Actinomyces, Arachnia, Bifidobacterium, and Propionibacterium. These organisms are prevalent among the normal flora of the human body (Table 1). They take part, in a mixed aerobic/facultative and anaerobic flora, in a variety of infections throughout the body.


Brain Abscess Hidradenitis Suppurativa Clostridial Myonecrosis Anaerobic Infection Subdural Empyema 
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