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a bacterial cell intermediate in morphology between a coccus and a bacillus

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Numerous basophilic coccobacillus bacteria were observed intracellulary, phagocytized by the macrophages (Fig.
multocida, which belongs to the Pasteurellaceae family, is a nonmotile gram-negative coccobacillus that is penicillin sensitive [6].
equi is an intracellular macrophage-tropic Grampositive coccobacillus which possesses the capability to survive and multiply in murine and equine macrophages [5, 34].
Aggregatibacter aphrophilus (formerly Haemophilus aphrophilus) is an aerobic gram-negative coccobacillus that belongs to the HACEK (Haemophilus aphrophilus/paraphrophilus, Actino bacillus actinomycetem comitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikenella corrodens and Kingella spp.) group.
Pasteurella multocida is Gram negative, nonmotile, facultative anaerobic, coccobacillus. Pasteurella infections are usually characterized by local intense cellulitis, purulent discharge, and lymphangitis 12 to 24 hours after the infection [1-3].
Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi) is a small, fastidious gram-negative coccobacillus that colonizes the human pharynx, the only known natural reservoir.
parainfluenzae is a pleomorphic Gram-negative coccobacillus with fastidious growth requirements, which require enriched media, usually containing blood (e.g., chocolate agar).
Tularemia is a rare, often serious disease caused by a gram-negative coccobacillus, Francisella tularensis, which infects humans and animals in the Northern Hemisphere (1).
Pasteurella multocida is a small gram-negative coccobacillus that exists as normal flora in the upper respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts of animals, most commonly domestic and wild cats and dogs.
Based on the length/width ratio, bacterial cells were classified into the following morphotypes: coccus (ratio 1 to 1.25); coccobacillus (1.26 to 1.75), bacillus (1.76 to 5) and filament (>5).
Scrub typhus is a rickettsial infection caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, a small gram negative coccobacillus, which is an obligate intracellular parasite.
A foodborne pathogen associated with undercooked pork, Yersinia enterocolitica is a gram-negative coccobacillus causing appendicitis, ileitis, colitis, and mesenteric lymphadenitis (l).
The Gram-method staining shows that the enriched bacterial cultures were bacilli, cocci, and coccobacillus bacteria.
We isolated 4 strains of bacteria (Gram-rods, Gram + Coccobacillus, Gram + rods, Gram + Bacillus, identification according to Holt et al.
A gram-negative, psychrotolerant coccobacillus is present in hemolymph of Cancer magister.