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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]   
Alternative 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 catWound infectionsMostly local wound infections
HumansWound infections Local wound infections after dog bites predominated, but complications in the form of septicemia and tenosynovitis occur.
16S rRNA Seq.:
Acc-noStrainNumber of NTOperon
KY847916 LMG 23011T 1407  

Taxonomy/phylogeny:
Reference(s): No. 160, 161
Updated:2022-05-06

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