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Veillonella and Other Anaerobic Gram-Negative Cocci

Bacteriology

Organisms and Their Biology

  1. Jonathan S. Brazier MSc CBiol MiBiol PhD SRCS

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0050

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Brazier, J. S. 2010. Veillonella and Other Anaerobic Gram-Negative Cocci. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. University Hospital of Wales, Anaerobe Reference Laboratory, NPHS Microbiology Cardiff, Cardiff, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Classification
  • 2
    Habitat
  • 3
    Role in Normal Flora
  • 4
    Role of Veillonellaceae as Opportunist Pathogens
  • 5
    Virulence Factors
  • 6
    Cultural Characteristics
  • 7
    Laboratory Identification
  • 8
    Antibiotic Susceptibilities

Keywords:

  • Veillonella and other anaerobic gram-negative cocci;
  • Veillonellaceae-family of gram-negative obligate anaerobic cocci;
  • Veillonella spp.-residents of oral cavities in man and other mammals;
  • Acidaminococcus fermentans in intestinal tracts of mammals, including man;
  • role of veillonellaceae as opportunist pathogens;
  • role of nitrate and nitrite in human diet with Veillonella spp. playing an integral role;
  • identification of Veillonella-problems for clinical and veterinary diagnostic microbiology laboratories;
  • antibiotic susceptibilities of Veillonellacea