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Propionibacterium acnes

"Propionibacterium acnes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A bacteria isolated from normal skin, intestinal contents, wounds, blood, pus, and soft tissue abscesses. It is a common contaminant of clinical specimens, presumably from the skin of patients or attendants.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Propionibacterium acnes" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Propionibacterium acnes" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 29 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2014 and 2015
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.