Pasteurella mairii
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Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Gammaproteobacteria, Order Pasteurellales, Family Pasteurellaceae, Genus Pasteurella, Pasteurella
mairii
Sneath and Stevens, 1990.

Species "Incertae Sedis“;
DNA hybridization show low degrees of relatedness with Pasteurella sensu stricto (Mutters et al., 1985a).
Coccobacillary cells.
Colonies are nonhemolytic and V-factor independent.
Growth on MacConkey is variable.
Isolated from pigs.
Isolated from abortion in pigs and from septicemia in piglets.
  1. R. Mutters, H. Christensen, M. Bisgaard, 2004.Genus I.Pasteurella . In:  Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Second
    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, oxidase, alkaline phosphatase, catalase, lysine decarboxylase,
urease, ornithine decarboxylase, L(+) arabinose, D(+) xylose, mannitol, D(-) fructose,
D(+) galactose, D(+) glucose (acid), D(+) mannose, lactose, trehalose & sucrose
(saccharose) = positive.

Indole, dulcitol, gas from D(+) glucose, cellobiose, D(+) melibiose, raffinose, esculin &
salicin = negative.

Maltose, meso-inositol, ONPG & D(-) sorbitol = variable.
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