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Chapter 52 : , , , and Other Non-Spore-Forming Anaerobic Gram-Positive Rods*

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This chapter encompasses non-spore-forming, anaerobic, Gram-positive rods including , , , , , and various closely related genera. It describes the current taxonomy, epidemiology, and transmission of the bacteria; their clinical significance; and optimal laboratory procedures for isolation and identification of this group of organisms and includes tables to aid the latter.

Citation: Hall V, Copsey S. 2015. , , , and Other Non-Spore-Forming Anaerobic Gram-Positive Rods*, p 920-939. In Jorgensen J, Pfaller M, Carroll K, Funke G, Landry M, Richter S, Warnock D (ed), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, Eleventh Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817381.ch52
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Tables

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TABLE 1

Some features of non-spore-forming, anaerobic, Gram-positive genera

Citation: Hall V, Copsey S. 2015. , , , and Other Non-Spore-Forming Anaerobic Gram-Positive Rods*, p 920-939. In Jorgensen J, Pfaller M, Carroll K, Funke G, Landry M, Richter S, Warnock D (ed), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, Eleventh Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817381.ch52
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TABLE 2

Genera of non-spore-forming, anaerobic, Gram-positive rods detected in human infections

Citation: Hall V, Copsey S. 2015. , , , and Other Non-Spore-Forming Anaerobic Gram-Positive Rods*, p 920-939. In Jorgensen J, Pfaller M, Carroll K, Funke G, Landry M, Richter S, Warnock D (ed), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, Eleventh Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817381.ch52
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TABLE 3

Biochemical characteristics of and related bacteria encountered in human infections

Citation: Hall V, Copsey S. 2015. , , , and Other Non-Spore-Forming Anaerobic Gram-Positive Rods*, p 920-939. In Jorgensen J, Pfaller M, Carroll K, Funke G, Landry M, Richter S, Warnock D (ed), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, Eleventh Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817381.ch52
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TABLE 4

Biochemical characteristics of propionibacteria encountered in human infections

Citation: Hall V, Copsey S. 2015. , , , and Other Non-Spore-Forming Anaerobic Gram-Positive Rods*, p 920-939. In Jorgensen J, Pfaller M, Carroll K, Funke G, Landry M, Richter S, Warnock D (ed), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, Eleventh Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817381.ch52
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TABLE 5

Enzyme reactions useful in distinguishing species within the genera and

Citation: Hall V, Copsey S. 2015. , , , and Other Non-Spore-Forming Anaerobic Gram-Positive Rods*, p 920-939. In Jorgensen J, Pfaller M, Carroll K, Funke G, Landry M, Richter S, Warnock D (ed), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, Eleventh Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817381.ch52
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TABLE 6

Biochemical characteristics of some human -like organisms

Citation: Hall V, Copsey S. 2015. , , , and Other Non-Spore-Forming Anaerobic Gram-Positive Rods*, p 920-939. In Jorgensen J, Pfaller M, Carroll K, Funke G, Landry M, Richter S, Warnock D (ed), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, Eleventh Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817381.ch52

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