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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Hafnia alvei
Hafnia alvei
BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
nutrient agar; nutrient broth

Hafnia alvei is facultatively anaerobic

Gram Stain:
Hafnia alvei is is Gram stain negative

Hafnia alvei is motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Enterobacteriales; Enterobacteriaceae; Hafnia

Industrial uses or economic implications:
None known

Hafnia alvei was originally isolated from soil under the nickel-accumulating tree Sebertia acuminata.

Human health and disease:
Hafnia alvei is suspected to cause a number of intestinal disorders, including gastroenteritis.
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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