Pasteurella bettyae
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Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Gammaproteobacteria, Order Pasteurellales, Family Pasteurellaceae, Genus Pasteurella, Pasteurella
bettyae
Sneath and Stevens 1990.
Coccobacillary, Gram-negative cells.
Colonies are nonhemolytic and V-factor independent.
Growth on MacConkey is variable.
Isolated from human infections (women uro-genital infections, rectal).
Isolated from human Bartholin gland abscesses and human finger infections, fetomaternal infections  (amniotic fluid, placenta),
women uro-genital ulcers, surgical complications,  suppurative lesions of the fingers and foot.
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    miscellaneous Gram-negative rods. In: Topley & Wilson’s Microbiology and Microbial Infections, 10 edition, Vol. 2, Bacteriology,
    Edward Arnold Ltd.
  3. J. G.Holt et al., 1994.Bergey’s Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 9-edition, Williams & Wilkins.
  4. G.M. Mihancea, V. Alecu, L.A.Sicinschi, D. Buiuc, M. Negut, O. Vizitiu, 1999. Identificarea bacililor Gram-negativi aerobi sau
    facultative anaerobi pretentiosi nutritiv.In:D.Buiuc, M.Negut (Ed.),Tratat de Microbiologie Clinica, Ed. Medicala, Bucuresti, 797-860.
Nitrates reduction, alkaline phosphatase, acid from D(+) glucose = positive.

Oxidase, urease, lysine decarboxylase, ornithine decarboxylase, indole, L(+) arabinose,
D(+)xylose, dulcitol, meso-inositol, mannitol, D(-) sorbitol, D(+) galactose, cellobiose,
lactose, ONPG, D(+) melibiose, sucrose (saccharose), trehalose, raffinose , esculin &
salicin = negative.

Catalase, gas from D(+) glucose,  acid from D(+) mannose, L(+) rhamnose & maltose
= variable.
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