|Etymology:||Genus name: erysipelas thread.|
Species epithet: of the tosils.
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Type Strain:||T-305 = ATCC 43339 = CCUG 31352.|
|Macromorphology (smell):||Small (1 mm in diameter), transparent and nonpigmented colonies. Gives a norrow zone of α hemolysis on blood agar.|
|Micromorphology:||Rods (0.3 x 1.0-1.5 µm), which appear singly, in pairs (V-shape) or in short chains.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G+|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||
Galactose is also fermented.
|Disease:||Endocarditis (inflamation in the heart valves).
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||Many serotypes of E. rhusiopathiae have been reclassified to the new species E. tonsillarum. However, these two species are very closely related (see the phylogenetic tree in Fig. 227:1).|
|Comment:||Has been isolated from tonsils of apparently healthy pigs.|
|Dissertation with bacteriological connection|
On Friday, November 24, at 09:15 Madeleine Moazzami defends her thesis with the title: "Foodborne bacteria in slaughterhouses with focus on cleaning and disinfection". The defense takes place in Lennart Kennes hall, BioCentrum, campus Ultuna. All interested parties are welcome to attend.Published 2023-11-20. Read more...