Isolation of Capsulate Bacteria from Acute Dentoalveolar Abscesses

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Lewis, M. A. O. ; Milligan, S. G. ; MacFarlane, T. W. ; Carmichael, F. A. (2011)
  • Publisher: Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease
  • Journal: Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease (issn: 1651-2235, eissn: 1651-2235)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/mehd.v6i1.8085
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: bacterial infections and mycoses

The presence of a capsule was determined for 198 bacterial strains (57 facultative anaerobes, 141 strict anaerobes) isobdted from pus samples aspirated from 40 acute dentoalveolar abscesses. A total of 133 (67 per cent) of the isolates (42 facultative anaerobes, 91 stri... View more
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