|Categories:||Zoonotic; in the normal flora; primarily of interest in human medicin|
|Etymology:||Genus name: Named after Albert Neisser, who discovered the agent of gonorrhea in pus from a patient in year 1889.|
Species epithet: from an animal mouth.
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Alternative Species Name(s):||Eugonic Fermenter (EF)-4a|
|Type Strain:||LMG 23011 = ATCC 29858 = NCTC 12228|
|Gram +/Gram -:|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||Does not produce acid from any carbohydrate by fermentation, but produces acid from glucose by oxidation.|
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
|Reference(s):||No. 160, 161|
|New names of taxa within the classification category phylum|
During October 2021, an article was published by A. Oren och G.M. Garrity, in which new names are proposed for a number of taxa within the classification category phylum. This has resulted in many discussions in social media about whether it was really necessary to make these changes, which have created confusion among microbiologists and other professionals who come into contact with bacteriology.Published 2022-09-28. Read more...