Propionibacterium acnes

January 2009
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1906
Reference Entry
An encyclopedia entry for "Propionibacterium acnes," which refers to a gram-positive bacillus that may be part of the normal skin flora, but can also be pathogenic in acne, wounds and infected prosthetic devices, is presented.


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