Family Neisseriaceae
Prevot 1933, emend. Dewhirst, Paster and Bright 1989
Gram-negative (but may resist decolorization) cocci or rods, occurring singly but often
in pairs or short chains. Non-motile, non-flagellated (excepting genus Aquaspirillum).
Capsules and fimbriae may be present. Endospores are not present. Oxidase positive
and most of them catalase-positive. Oxidative acid production. Aerobic, facultatively
anaerobic. Optimal growth temperature is 32–36 ºC.
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