gastrospirillum hominismedical dictionary

A species of gram-negative, spiral-shaped bacteria found in the gastric mucosa that is associated with chronic antral gastritis. This bacterium was first discovered in samples removed at endoscopy from patients investigated for helicobacter pylori colonization.

(12 Dec 1998)

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