|Category:||In the normal flora|
|Etymology:||Genus name: named after Louis Pasteur.|
Species epithet: of a horse.
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Type Strain:||83851 = ATCC 49197 = CCUG 28833.|
|Macromorphology (smell):||Small grayish-yellow colonies (1-1.5 mm in diameter), which does not give hemolysis on blood agar.|
|Micromorphology:||Non-motile rods (0.8-1.0 x 1.3-1.9 µm), which appear singly or in pairs.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G-|
|Other Enzymes:||Esculinase -, ornithine decarboxylase +, tryptophanase -, urease -|
|Biochemical Tests:||Citrate -, methyl red - (i.e. does not have mixed acid fermentation), Voges-Proskauer -,|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||
Gas production: D-Glukos +.
|Disease:||Is an opportunist, which belongs to the normal flora of the upper respiratory tract. May cause respiratory tract infections. Wound infection in human has been reported.
|Hosts:||Horse, pig, human|
|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.|
|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...