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Species/Subspecies: Mannheimia granulomatis
Etymology: Genus name: named after the German microbiologist Walter Mannheim.
Species epithet: of a granuloma.
Significance:  [Of minor importance]   
Old Species Name(s):Pasteurella granulomatis
Type Strain: 26 = ATCC 49244 = CCUG 45422.
Macromorphology (smell):
Mannheimia granulomatis Mannheimia granulomatis 
Middle sized grayish white, opaque, round and flat colonies (2-3 mm in diameter). No hemolysis on blood agar.
Micromorphology: Small, non-motile and cockoid rods.
Gram +/Gram -:
Fig. 199:3. Gram staining of Mannheimia granulomatis, strain BKT 20776/10. The length of the scale bar is equivalent to 5 µm. Date 20010-06-10.

Metabolism: Facultatively anaerobic.
Other Enzymes: Ornithine decarboxylase -, tryptophanase -, urease -
Biochemical Tests: Citrat -, hydrogen sulphide (H2S) -, methyl red -, Voges-Proskauer -.
Fermentation of carbohydrates:
Other carbohydrates: Adonitol -, dextrin V, fructose +, D-fucose -, D-galactose +, D-glykogen -, mannose -, melezitose -, D-melibiose -, D-ribose +, sorbose -, xylitol -, D-xylose -.
Spec. Char.:
Hosts: Cattle, deer, hares and rabbits.
Disease (Swedish):Bronkopneumoni (lunginflammation utgående från bronkerna), konjunktivit (inflammation i ögats bindhinna) och pannikulit (inflammation i fettvävnad under huden).
Disease (English):Bronchopneumonia, conjunctivitis and panniculitis.
Clinical Picture:
16S rRNA Seq.:
Acc-noStrainNumber of NTOperon
AF053902 ATCC 49244T 1 504  

 Mannheimia granulomatis
Six 17 have been described within genus Mannheimia. The relationship between members within the closely related genera Actinobacillus, Haemophilus and Pasteurella is very uncertain since none of these genera forms monophyletic clusters.
Reference(s): No. 108

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