|Category:||In the normal flora|
|Etymology:||Genus name: named after Louis Pasteur.|
Species epithet: of a horse.
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Type Strain:||83851 = ATCC 49197 = CCUG 28833.|
|Macromorphology (smell):||Small grayish-yellow colonies (1-1.5 mm in diameter), which does not give hemolysis on blood agar.|
|Micromorphology:||Non-motile rods (0.8-1.0 x 1.3-1.9 µm), which appear singly or in pairs.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G-|
|Other Enzymes:||Esculinase -, ornithine decarboxylase +, tryptophanase -, urease -|
|Biochemical Tests:||Citrate -, methyl red - (i.e. does not have mixed acid fermentation), Voges-Proskauer -,|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||
Gas production: D-Glukos +.
|Disease:||Is an opportunist, which belongs to the normal flora of the upper respiratory tract. May cause respiratory tract infections. Wound infection in human has been reported.
|Hosts:||Horse, pig, human|
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||About 15 species have been described within genus Pasteurella, but the relationship between members within the closely related genera Actinobacillus, Haemophilus, Mannheimia and Pasteurella is very uncertain since none of these genera forms monophyletic clusters.|
|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...