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The Genus Cardiobacterium

  • Sydney M. Harvey
  • James R. Greenwood


The genus Cardiobacterium consists of one species, Cardiobacterium hominis, originally designated “group II D organisms” until further described and named by Slotnick and Dougherty (1964). This organism is a fastidious, facultatively anaerobic, nonmotile, pleomorphic Gram-negative rod with a fermentative type of metabolism.


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  • Sydney M. Harvey
  • James R. Greenwood

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