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
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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.
Nitrates reduction,  oxidase, alkaline phosphatase, catalase, acid from D(+) glucose,
L(+) arabinose, sucrose (saccharose), trehalose, raffinose, D(+) galactose,  D(-)
fructose, D(+) mannose, alpha-glucosidase (PNPG) are positive

ONPG, maltose, glycerol, xylitol, D(+) xylose, mannitol & dextrin are variable.

Gelatinase, H
2S (TSI), Voges-Proskauer, urease, arginine dehydrolase, lysine, decarboxylase, ornithine decarboxylase, indole,
D(-)arabinose, D(+) melibiose, dulcitol, meso-inositol, D(-) sorbitol, L(-) fucose, gas from D(+) glucose, L(+) rhamnose, L(-) sorbose,
cellobiose, lactose, inulin, esculin, salicin are negative.
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