|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.|
||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 -:||G-|
|Other Enzymes:||Ornithine decarboxylase -, tryptophanase -, urease -|
|Biochemical Tests:||Citrat -, hydrogen sulphide (H2S) -, methyl red -, Voges-Proskauer -.|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||
|Disease:||Bronchopneumonia, conjunctivitis and panniculitis.
|Hosts:||Cattle, deer, hares and rabbits.|
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||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.|
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For a long time, Rhodococcus hoagii was referred to Rhodococcus equi on VetBact, because we experienced some resistance to the name that is now considered to be the correct one, i.e. Rhodococcus hoagii. Now you can find the bacterium in question under the correct name in VetBact, but you can also find the bacterium when searching for the old name.Published 2021-10-10. Read more...