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Aeromonas hydrophila


Definition: a bacterial species that causes cellulitis, wound infections, acute diarrhea (waterborne and shellfish associated), septicemia, and urinary tract infections in humans. Also causes red leg disease in frogs. The type species of Aeromonas.

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