The Bacteroides of Human Feces.

  title={The Bacteroides of Human Feces.},
  author={A H Eggerth and Bruno Gagnon},
  journal={Journal of bacteriology},
  volume={25 4},
That human fecesmay contain a variety of species of non-sporebearing anaerobic bacilli has been known for some time. Tissier showed in 1900 that the predominating organism in the stools of breast-fed infants was a Gram-positive bacillus without spores and strictly anaerobic, to which he gave the name of Bacillus bifidus-communis. In 1908, Tissier described four other anaerobes, also from infants' stools: Coccobacillus preacutus, Coccobacillus oviformis, Bacillus ventriosus, and Bacillus… CONTINUE READING
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