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Volume 5, Number 3—June 1999


Iron Loading and Disease Surveillance

Eugene D. WeinbergComments to Author 
Author affiliation: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA

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Table 2

Microbial genera with strains whose growth in body fluids, cells, tissues, 
and intact vertebrate hosts is stimulated by excess iron (8)

Fungi Protozoa Gram-positive and 
acid-fast bacteria Gram-negative bacteria
Candida Entamoeba Bacillus Acinetobacter Klebsiella
Cryptococcus Leishmania Clostridium Aeromonas Legionella
Histoplasma Naegleria Corynebacterium Alcaligenes Moraxella
Paracoccidioides Plasmodium Erysipelothrix Campylobacter Neisseria
Pneumocystis Toxoplasma Listeria Capnocytophaga Pasteurella
Pythium Trypanosoma Mycobacterium Chlamydia Proteus
Rhizopus Staphylococcus Ehrlichia Pseudomonas
Trichosporon Streptococcus Enterobacter Salmonella
Escherichia Shigella

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