|Categories:||Zoonotic; causes hemolysis|
|Etymology:||Genus name: skin loving|
Species epithet: of Congo.
|Type Strain:||ATCC 14637 = NCTC 13039.|
||Small yellow pigmented colonies (1-3 mm in diameter) with a rough surface. Give hemolysis on blood agar (but not with horse blood).|
|Micromorphology:||Has two formas: filamentous, pleomorphic and nonmotile and motile zoospores (0.6-1 µm in diameter).|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G+|
|Other Enzymes:||Tryptophanase (indole) -, urease +.|
|Biochemical Tests:||Methyl red -, Voges-Proskauer -.|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||
|Disease:||Dermatophilosis (mud fever), streptotrichosis or rain-scald.
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||The genus Dermatophilus is composed of only one species, which is related to the genera Renibacterium and Micrococcus.|
|New families introduced within the order Enterobacterales|
The order Enterobacterales (formerly called Enterobacteriales) previously consisted of bacteria with different properties and phylogenetically, these bacteria were far apart. In order for the taxonomy to be more in line with phylogeny, some of these bacteria have, therefore, been sorted into 6 new families.Published 2022-04-13. Read more...