|Etymology:||Genus name: named after Louis Pasteur.|
Species epithet: with affinity for lungs.
|Type Strain:||ATCC 35149 = CCUG 12398 = NCTC 8141.|
|Macromorphology (smell):||No hemolysis on blood agar.|
|Micromorphology:||Short rod (0.5 x 1.2 µm) or coccoid|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G-|
|Other Enzymes:||Ornithine decarboxylase +, tryptophanase (indole) +, urease +.|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||
Gas production: Glucose V.
|Disease:||Opportunist, which may cause pneumonia
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||About 15 species have been described within genus Pasteurella, but the relationship between members within the closely related genera Actinobacillus, Haemophilus, Mannheimia and Pasteurella is very uncertain since none of these genera forms monophyletic clusters.|
|Comment:||Normally a commensal|
|The revised taxonomy of the mollicutes|
The revised taxonomy of mollicutes (mycoplasmas) has now been introduced on VetBact, which means that many of the species have been given new genus names or moved to another higher taxon.Published 2021-11-25. Read more...