Taxonomy of the Family Pasteurellaceae Pohl 1981

  • M. Bisgaard


The family Pasteurellaceae Pohl 1981 was conceived to accomodate a large group of Gram-negative chemoorganotrophic, facultatively anaerobic, and fermentative bacteria including the genera Pasteurella (Trevisan, 1987), Actinobacillus (Brumpt, 1910), Haemophilus (Winslow et al., 1917), and several other groups of organisms that exhibit complex phenotypic and genotypic relationships with the aforementioned genera (Pohl, 1979; Pohl, 1981). Most members of the family may cause disease in mammals including humans, birds, and/or reptiles (Bisgaard, 1993; Frederiksen, 1993).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Bisgaard
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  1. 1.Department of Veterinary MicrobiologyThe Royal Veterinary and Agricultural UniversityFrederiksberg C CopenhagenDenmark

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