Disease Information for Bacteroides fragilis

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Clinical Manifestations
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Bacillus/rods on smear
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Necrotizing fasciitis/mixed
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Anaerobes/unusual bacteria (category)
AGENT/Anaerobic bacteria (ex)
AGENT/Gram negative bacteria (ex)
AGENT/Gram negative rods (ex)
AGENT/Gram positive bacillus/rods (ex)
AGENT/Non-motile bacteria (example)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Necrotizing lung infection
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Cefamandole (Mandol)
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Amoxicillin-clavulanic acid (Augmentin)
RX/Ampicillin/sublactam (Unasyn)
RX/Azlocillin (Azlin)
RX/Carbenicillin (Geopen)
RX/Cefotetan (Cefotan)
RX/Cefoxitin (Mefoxin)
RX/Ceftizoxime (Cefizox)
RX/Clindamycin (Cleocin)
RX/Imipenem-cilastin (Primaxin)
RX/Metronidazol (Flagyl)
RX/Piperacillin (Piperacil)
RX/Ticarcillin (Ticar)
RX/Ticarcillin-clavulinate (Timentin)
RX/Tinidazole (Fasigyn) (Not USA)
Definition

Gram-negative bacteria occurring in the lower intestinal tracts of man and other animals. It is the most common species of anaerobic bacteria isolated from human soft tissue infections.

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