Research for infection protection
Rod-shaped bacteria (bacilli)

Bacteriodes fragilis
(bacterium)

 

 

Curved, straight or bean-shaped: bacilli come in many variants and are widely spread.

Bacteroides fragilis is an anaerobic, Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium and belongs to the family of Bacteroidaceae. 

Bacteroides fragilis is known as major pathogen of wound septicaemia. 

The bacterium is extensively resistant to antibiotics, particularly ?-lactam antibiotics.

Bacteroides fragilis is primarily transmitted via bites.


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