Biberstenia (Pasteurella) trehalosi
Taxonomy
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Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Gammaproteobacteria, Order Pasteurellales, Family Pasteurellaceae, Genus Biberstenia, Bibersteinia
trehalosi
(Sneath and Stevens 1990) Blackall et al. 2007, type species of the genus.
Old synonym:
Pasteurella trehalosi Sneath and Stevans, 1990.
Species
incertae sedis; the species includes the biovar T of the former Pasteurella haemolytica.
Gram-negative small rods and coccobacilli.
Colonies are beta-hemolytic on sheep blood agar and  V-factor independent.
Growth on MacConkey is positive.
Present in nasopharynx and tonsils (almonds) of sheep & goats.
Mastitis in sheep and septicaemia in lambs. Rarely human infections.
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    miscellaneous Gram-negative rods. In: Topley & Wilson’s Microbiology and Microbial Infections, 10 edition, Vol. 2, Bacteriology,
    Edward Arnold Ltd.
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  4. G.M. Mihancea, V. Alecu, L.A. Sicinschi, D. Buiuc, M. Negut, O. Vizitiu, 1999. Identificarea bacililor Gram-negativi aerobi sau
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Nitrates reduction, oxidase, alkaline phosphatase, meso-inositol, mannitol, D(-)
sorbitol, D(+) glucose (acid), D(+) mannose, maltose, sucrose (saccharose),
trehalose, esculin & salicin = positive.

Catalase, gelatinase, urease, lysine decarboxylase, ornithine decarboxylase, arginine
dyhydrolase, Voges-Proskauer, indole, inulin,  L(+) arabinose, D(+)xylose, dulcitol,
D(+) galactose, lactose, ONPG, D(+) melibiose, raffinose & gas from D(+) glucose =
negative.

Cellobiose = variable.
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