Prevotella copri

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Prevotella copri

MICROBIOLOGY

Definition An anaerobic, non-spore-forming gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium which grows best at 37º C; it is a normal part of the intestinal flora. It has been pathogenically linked to new-onset untreated rheumatoid arthritis

Reference eLife 2013;2:e01202http://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Prevotella_copri  

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