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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Brachyspira hyodysenteriae
Brachyspira hyodysenteriae
BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
BHI with heat-inactivated fetal bovine serum and glucose

Gram Stain:
Brachyspira hyodysenteriae is Gram stain negative

Brachyspira hyodysenteriae is anaerobic

Brachyspira hyodysenteriae is motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Spirochaetes; Spirochaetia; Spirochaetales; Brachyspiraceae; Brachyspira

Industrial uses or economic implications:
None known

Brachyspira hyodysenteriae was isolated from a pig with swine dysentery.

Human health and disease:
Brachyspira hyodysenteriae is BSL2 organism and should be considered a potential pathogen.
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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