TITLE

Propionibacterium acnes

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1786
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "propionibacterium acnes" is presented. It refers to a gram-positive bacillus found in normal skin. It can also be pathogenic in wounds and infected prosthetic devices. Formerly, it was known as corynebacterium acnes
ACCESSION #
21242373

 

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