Country: United States
Date: June 2006
Can you tell me about Fusobacterium Nucletatum. I
was told this is some type of fungal bacteria that my father has
contracted and is very rare.
If I remember correctly, it isn't a "fungal bacteria" because these are two
different things. But Fusobacterium is an anaerobic bacteria (grows without
air) and is usually associated with oral infections, or infections of the
mouth. It is one of the organisms that causes a disease called "trench
If you google the name of the organism, you will find lots of information.
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