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Species/Subspecies: Neisseria animaloris
Categories: Zoonotic; in the normal flora; primarily of interest in human medicin
Etymology: Genus name: Named after Albert Neisser, who discovered the agent of gonorrhea in pus from a patient in year 1889.
Species epithet: from an animal mouth.
Significance:  [Of minor importance]   
Old Species Name(s):Eugonic Fermenter (EF)-4a
Taxonomy:
Phylum
Proteobacteria
Class
Betaproteobacteria
Order
Neisseriales
Family
Neisseriaceae 
Genus
Neisseria
Type Strain: LMG 23011 = ATCC 29858 = NCTC 12228
Macromorphology (smell):
 
Micromorphology:
Gram +/Gram -:
Metabolism: Facultatively anaerobic
Catalase/Oxidase:
Fermentation of carbohydrates: Does not produce acid from any carbohydrate by fermentation, but produces acid from glucose by oxidation.
Spec. Char.:
Disease:
HostsDiseaseClinical picture
Dogs and cat
16S rRNA Seq.:
Acc-noStrainNumber of NTOperon
KY847916 LMG 23011T 1407  

Taxonomy/phylogeny:
Reference(s): No. 160, 161
Updated:2021-09-16

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