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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae
Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae

BioHazard Level:
2

Growth Temperature:
37oC

Appropriate growth media:
see ATCC medium 814

Respiration:
Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae is aerobic

Gram Stain:
Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae is Gram stain negative

Motility:
Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae is non-motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Pasteurellales; Pasteurellaceae; Actinobacillus

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae is a pathogen of commercial pigs. It is most common between 8 and 16 weeks and can cause serious lung damage.

Miscellaneous:
Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae was originally isolated from the lung of pigs.

Human health and disease:
None known
Disclaimer: This information is presented as is. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, please check current reference material prior to growth or handling of microorganisms.


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