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A genus of gram-negative, anaerobic, non-spore-forming bacilli that forms most of the intestinal flora and may be found in smaller numbers on the oral, upper respiratory, and genital mucous membranes. Members of the species release an endotoxin that contributes to tissue destruction. They are often found in abscesses or in infections in which gas is found, e.g., on radiographic studies. All species multiply rapidly in necrotic tissue; infections that start in the colon, e.g., may spread to neighboring tissues or the bloodstream producing intra-abdominal abscesses, peritonitis, or septicemia.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Bacteroides." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761268/all/Bacteroides_fragilis.
Bacteroides. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761268/all/Bacteroides_fragilis. Accessed July 10, 2020.
Bacteroides. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (23rd edition). F.A. Davis Company. Retrieved July 10, 2020, from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761268/all/Bacteroides_fragilis
Bacteroides [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2020 July 10]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761268/all/Bacteroides_fragilis.
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