|Categories:||Motile; primarily of interest in human medicin|
|Etymology:||Genus name: from diverse (geographical and ecological) sources.|
Species epithet: forming into a ball.
|Significance:|| P. agglomerans is an environmental bacterium that can sometimes be found in samples from animals, but has probably no clinical significance.
P. agglomerans has been reported to cause diseases in plants and humans.
|Alternative Species Name(s):||Enterobacter agglomerans|
|Type Strain:||ATCC 27155 = CCUG 539 = NCTC 9381.|
|Macromorphology (smell):||Forms mucoid yellowish colonies.|
|Micromorphology:||Straight rods (0.5-1.0 x 1.0-3.0 µm), which are peritrichous.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G-|
|Other Enzymes:||Esculinase +, tryptophanase -, (= indole -), urease -|
|Biochemical Tests:||Citrate +, Voges-Proskauer +|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||
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|Taxonomy/phylogeny:||About 30 species have been described within the genus Pantoea.|
|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...