Pasteurella langaaensis
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Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Gammaproteobacteria, Order Pasteurellales, Family Pasteurellaceae, Genus Pasteurella, Pasteurella
langaa  
Mutters, Ihm, Pohl, Frederiksen and Mannheim, 1985. P. langaa changed to P. langaaensis - corrected by Trüper and De'
Clari 1998.
Non-motile, Gram-negative, coccobacillary cells.
Nonhemolytic, 1.5 mm in diameter, smooth &  grayish-white  colonies .  V-factor
independent growth. Can grow on MacConkey agar.
Isolated from the respiratory tract of  chickens.
Strains are found in the respiratory tract of apparently healthy chickens.
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    edition,Vol two, part B, George M. Garrity (Editor-in-Chief),   pp. 857-866.
  2. W.M. Janda, R. Mutters  , 2006. Pasteurella, Mannheimia, Actinobacillus, Eikenella, Kingella, Capnocytophaga, and other
    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.
Nitrates reduction, alkaline phosphatase, mannitol, D(-) fructose, D(+) glucose, D(+)
galactose, D(+) mannose, sucrose, ONPG & lactose positive.

Catalase, gelatinase, H2S (TSI), Voges-Proskauer, urease, arginine dehydrolase,
lysine decarboxylase, ornithine decarboxylase, indole, glycerol, xylitol, L(+) arabinose,  
D(-)arabinose, D(+)xylose, dulcitol, meso-inositol, D(-) sorbitol,  L(-) fucose, gas from
glucose, L(+) rhamnose, L(-) sorbose, cellobiose, maltose, D(+) melibiose,
trehalose, raffinose, dextrin, inulin, esculin, salicin, α-glucosidase (PNPG) negative.

Oxidase variable.
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