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The Genus Fusobacterium

  • Tor Hofstad

Abstract

The genus Fusobacterium includes several species of obligately anaerobic, nonsporeforming, motile or nonmotile, Gram-negative rods. Some are slender, spindle-shaped bacilli, others are pleomorphic rods with parallel sides and rounded ends. Their habitat is the mucous membranes of humans and animals.

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Anaerobic Bacterium Liver Abscess Grass Carp Isovaleric Acid Phenethyl Alcohol 
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