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Fusobacterium polymorphum
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Fusobacteria
Family: Fusobacteriaceae
Genus: Fusobacterium
Species: polymorphum

Fusobacterium polymorphum is a bacterium that has been isolated from the gingival crevice in humans, and has been implicated in the immunopathology of periodontal disease. It has also been isolated in guinea pigs in research studies.[1]

References

  1. ^ Hawley CE, Falker Jr. WA. (1977). "Anticomplementary activity of 'Fusobacterium polymorphum' in normal and C4-deficient sources of guinea pig complement.". Infect Immun 18 (1): 124–129.  

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