|Etymology:||Genus name: a helix shaped rod. |
Species epithet: of a ferret.
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Type Strain:||R85-13-6 = ATCC 43772 = CCUG 25715 = NCTC 12198.|
|Micromorphology:||Coccoid rods (0.5-1 x 3-5 µm), which have 4-8 peritrika flageller|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G-|
|Other Enzymes:||Urease +|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||Helicobacter spp. can neither ferment nor oxidize carbohydrates. Exception: H. pylori, which can oxidize glucose to acetate.|
|Disease:||H. mustelae causes chronic gastritis as well as gastric and duodenal ulcers.
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||About 35 species have been described within the genus Helicobacter, and this genus is most closely related to Campylobacter, Arcobacter and Sulfurospirillum. H. mustelae is closely related to H. bilis, H. canis and H. hepaticus.|
|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...