Amanda Sevrin, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Erysipelothrix

OVERVIEW: What every clinician needs to know Pathogen name and classification The genus Erysipelothrix is a member of the class Erysipelotrichia, in the phylum Firmicutes. It is comprised of three main species: Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, Erysipelothrix tonsillarum, and Erysipelothrix inopinata. Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, a pleomorphic, non-motile, non-sporulating, gram-positive rod, is the type species of the genus Erysipelothrix.…

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