|Category:||In the normal flora|
|Etymology:||Genus name: named after Louis Pasteur.|
Species epithet: of a bite.
|Type Strain:||ATCC 43325 = CCUG 12397 = NCTC 11617.|
|Macromorphology (smell):||Forms smoth and greyish to white colonies. No hemolysis on blood agar.|
|Micromorphology:||Nonmotile coccoid rod|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G-|
|Other Enzymes:||Ornithine decarboxylase -, tryptophanase +, urease +|
|Biochemical Tests:||Citrate -, hydrogen sulphide (H2S) -, methyl red -, Voges-Proskauer -,|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||
|Disease:||Is an opportunist, which belongs to the normal flora of the mouth and nasal cavity and the gastrointestinal tract. May cause wound infections after dog and cat bites.
|Hosts:||Dog and cat|
|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.|
|New names of taxa within the classification category phylum|
During October 2021, an article was published by A. Oren och G.M. Garrity, in which new names are proposed for a number of taxa within the classification category phylum. This has resulted in many discussions in social media about whether it was really necessary to make these changes, which have created confusion among microbiologists and other professionals who come into contact with bacteriology.Published 2022-09-28. Read more...