Pasteurella species A
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Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Gammaproteobacteria, Order Pasteurellales, Family Pasteurellaceae, Genus Gallibacterium,  
Pasteurella species A Mutters, Piechulla, Hinz and Mannheim, 1985.
Old synonym: Haemophilus avium-like.
Gram-negative, nonmotile cocobacilli.
V-factor dependent growth.
Growth on MacConkey is negative.
Germs have been isolated from poultry and wild birds.
Unknown.
  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.
Positive results for nitrates reduction, oxidase, alkaline phosphatase, catalase, alpha-
glucosidase, acid production from: D(+) glucose, L(+) arabinose, sucrose, trehalose,
raffinose, D(+) galactose,  D(-) fructose & D(+) mannose.

Negative results for gelatinase, H
2S production (TSI), Voges-Proskauer, urease, arginine dehydrolase, lysine, decarboxylase,
ornithine decarboxylase, indole production, gas from D-glucose, acid production from: D(-)
arabinose, D(+) melibiose, dulcitol, meso-
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nositol, D(-) sorbitol, L(-) fucose, L(+) rhamnose, L(-) sorbose, cellobiose, lactose, inulin, esculin & salicin.

Variable results for ONPG, acid production from: maltose, glycerol, xylitol, D(+) xylose, mannitol & dextrin.
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