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Species/Subspecies: Crossiella equi
Etymology: Genus name: named after the Brittish microbiologist Thomas Cross.
Species epithet: from horse.
Significance:  [Of minor importance]   
Taxonomy:
Phylum
Actinobacteria
Class
Actinobacteria
Order
Pseudonocardiales
Family
Pseudonocardiaceae 
Genus
Crossiella
Type Strain: TS-1980 = ATCC 51143.
Macromorphology (smell):
Micromorphology:
Gram +/Gram -:
Catalase/Oxidase:
Spec. Char.:
Disease:Nocardieform placentitis, which may cause abortion, stillbirth or premature birth.
Hosts: Horse
Clinical Picture:
16S rRNA Seq.:
Acc-noStrainNumber of NTOperon
AF114806 NRRL B-16238 1499  

Taxonomy/phylogeny:
 
So far only two species have been described within genus Crossiella.
Updated:2017-02-02

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