Bacteroides fragilis

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Bacteroides fragilis
Phylum Bacteroidetes
Class Bacteroidetes
Order Bacteroidales
Family Bacteroidaceae
Genus Bacteroides
Species B. fragilis

Also known as: B.fragilis

Bacteroides fragilis is a pathogenic anaerobic non-spore-forming Gram-negative species - it is an obligate anaerobe of the gut.

B.fragilis causes Necrotic suppurative wound infections and is involved in Peritonitis.

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