Enterobacteriaceae - Definition

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Definition


The Enterobacteriaceae (or enterobacteria) constitute an important family of bacteria, that groups together more than forty types. These bacteria are defined by seven different criteria. They are very widespread, existing in nature (especially humid areas) and in numerous species of animals and plants. Enterobacteria are used in the food-processing, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic industries.

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