Genus of Gram negative microaerophilic motile bacteria with a single flagellum at one or both poles. Found in reproductive and intestinal tracts of mammals. Common cause of food poisoning and can also cause opportunistic infections, particularly in immunocompromised patients.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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