Infectious Disease Compendium

Bilophilia

Microbiology

Anaerobic gram negative rod.

Epidemiologic Risks

Bowel bug. Also found in the peridontal pockets of dogs, hardly a surprise for an animal that licks its butt. 

Syndromes

Found in mixed infections and intra-abdominal abscesses.

Treatment

Metronidazole, carbapenems, penicillin/beta-lactamase inhibitors, clindamycin.

Notes

Last update: 05/05/18