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The Moraxella and Branhamella Subgenera of the Genus Moraxella

  • Gary V. Doern

Abstract

The Moraxella genus is comprised of two subgenera, Moraxella and Branhamella (Bøvre, 1984). Within the Moraxella subgenus are found six clearly delineated species: M. (M.) lacunata, the type species of this subgenus, M. (M.) nonliquefaciens, M. (M.) atlantae, M. (M.) phenylpyruvica, and M (M.) osloensis. In addition, there is one species of uncertain taxonomic status, M. urethralis (species incertae sedis). The Branhamella subgenus consists of four species: M. (B.) catarrhalis, the type species of this subgenus, M. (B.) caviae, M. (B.) ovis, and M. (B.) cuniculi.

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Acute Otitis Medium Sodium Lactate Neisseria Species Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis 
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