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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Capnocytophaga sputigena
Capnocytophaga sputigena
BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
trypticase soy agar with defibrinated sheep blood; trypticase soy broth with defibrinated sheep blood

Gram Stain:
Capnocytophaga sputigena is Gram stain negative

Capnocytophaga sputigena is anaerobic

Capnocytophaga sputigena is motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Bacteroidetes/Chlorobi group; Bacteroidetes; Flavobacteriia; Flavobacteriales; Flavobacteriaceae; Capnocytophaga

Industrial uses or economic implications:
None known

Capnocytophaga sputigena was isolated from a supragingival dental plaque sample obtained from a periodontal lesion.

Human health and disease:
Capnocytophaga sputigena is a 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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