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What are pleomorphic bacteria, and are they dangerous to humans?
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Dr. Tony Ho
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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Pleomorphic bacteria are ones that don't always exist in a single, set shape.
Their level of danger depends on what they are and their virulence; there is nothing about being pleomorphic itself that makes them dangerous.

In brief: Change shape
Pleomorphic bacteria are ones that don't always exist in a single, set shape.
Their level of danger depends on what they are and their virulence; there is nothing about being pleomorphic itself that makes them dangerous.
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