Definition: A genus of gram-negative, anaerobic bacteria in the family Desulfovibrionaceae. It was originally recovered from infections in patients with gangrenous and PERFORATED APPENDICITIS. It is also associated with ABSCESS; BACTEREMIA; and BILIARY TRACT sepsis.
infection: coord IM with DESULFOVIBRIONACEAE INFECTIONS (IM)
Other names Bilophila wadsworthia
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