|Species/Subspecies:||Campylobacter jejuni subsp. doylei|
|Category:||Primarily of interest in human medicin|
|Etymology:||Genus name: a curved rod.|
Species epithet: of jejunum (the middle part of the small intestine).
Subspecies epithet: named in honor of the American veterinarian L.P. Doyle.
|Type Strain:||093 = ATCC 49349= CCUG 24567 = NCTC 11951.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G -|
|Other Enzymes:||Hippuricase + (hippurate +), urease -.|
|Fermentation of carbohydrates:||Campylobacter spp. can neither ferment nor oxidize carbohydrates.|
|Disease:||Bacteremia, diarrhea, food-borne gastroenteritis.
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||About 25 species have been described within in the genus Campylobacter and some of these are further divided into subspecies. This genus is closely related to the following genera: Sulfurospirillum, Arcobacter and Helicobacter. C. jejuni is closely related to C. lari and C. volucris.|
|The revised taxonomy of the mollicutes|
The revised taxonomy of mollicutes (mycoplasmas) has now been introduced on VetBact, which means that many of the species have been given new genus names or moved to another higher taxon.Published 2021-11-25. Read more...