Some strains may produce yellow pigmnt. Non-hemolytic. Grows in Brain Heart
Infusion Agar/Broth, at 37 ºC.
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Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Betaproteobacteria, Order Neisseriales, Family Neisseriaceae, Genus Bergeriella, Bergeriella
denitrificans
(Berger 1962) Xie and Yokota 2005. Type species of the genus.

Old synonym:
Neisseria denitrificans Berger 1962.
Gram-negative cocci, grouped in pairs.
Isolated from the oral mucosa of guinea pig, Germany.
Undetermined.
  1. Tone Tonjum, 2005. Order IV. Neisseriales ord. nov. In:  Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Second edition, Vol two, part
    C The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria, George M. Garrity (Editor-in-Chief), pp 774-863.
  2. Skerman, V.B.D., McGowan, V., and Sneath, P.H.A. (editors). "Approved lists of bacterial names." Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. (1980) 30:
    225-420.
  3. Bergeriella denitrificans (ATCC® 14686™) at www.atcc.org.
  4. Xie (C.H.) and Yokota (A.): Phylogenetic analysis of Alysiella and related genera of Neisseriaceae: proposal of Alysiella crassa
    comb. nov., Conchiformibium steedae gen. nov., comb. nov., Conchiformibium kuhniae sp. nov. and Bergeriella denitrificans gen.
    nov., comb. nov. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 2005, 51, 1-10.
Positive results for nitrite reduction, gas from nitrite, iodine test (polysaccharide
synthesis from sucrose), acid production from: fructose, glucose, mannose & sucrose.

Negative results for alkaline phosphatase, lysine decarboxylase, ornithine decarboxylase, proline aminopeptidase, DN-ase, nitrate
reduction, tributyrin hydrolysis, acid production from: lactose & maltose.
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