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Species/Subspecies: Mannheimia granulomatis
Etymology: Genus name: named after the German microbiologist Walter Mannheim.
Species epithet: of a granuloma.
Significance:  [Of minor importance]   
Old Species Name(s):Pasteurella granulomatis
Taxonomy:
Phylum
Proteobacteria
Class
Gammaproteobacteria
Order
Pasteurellales
Family
Pasteurellaceae 
Genus
Mannheimia
Type Strain: 26 = ATCC 49244 = CCUG 45422.
Macromorphology (smell):
   
Middle sized grayish white, opaque, round and flat colonies (2-3 mm in diameter). No hemolysis on blood agar.
Micromorphology: Small, non-motile and cockoid rods.
Gram +/Gram -:
 
G-
Metabolism: Facultatively anaerobic.
Catalase/Oxidase:V/V
Other Enzymes: Ornithine decarboxylase -, tryptophanase -, urease -
Biochemical Tests: Citrat -, hydrogen sulphide (H2S) -, methyl red -, Voges-Proskauer -.
Fermentation of carbohydrates:
D-glucoselactosemaltoseL-rhamnosesucrose
+v+-+
L-arabinosecellobioseD-mannitolsalicintrehalose
-?+?-
glycerolinulinraffinoseD-sorbitolstarch
(+)-v+?
Other carbohydrates: Adonitol -, dextrin V, fructose +, D-fucose -, D-galactose +, D-glykogen -, mannose -, melezitose -, D-melibiose -, D-ribose +, sorbose -, xylitol -, D-xylose -.
Spec. Char.:
Disease:Bronchopneumonia, conjunctivitis and panniculitis.
Hosts: Cattle, deer, hares and rabbits.
Clinical Picture:
16S rRNA Seq.:
Acc-noStrainNumber of NTOperon
AF053902 ATCC 49244T 1 504  

Taxonomy/phylogeny:
 
Six 17 have been described within genus Mannheimia. The relationship between members within the closely related genera Actinobacillus, Haemophilus and Pasteurella is very uncertain since none of these genera forms monophyletic clusters.
Reference(s): No. 108
Updated:2021-09-22

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