"Propionibacterium acnes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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