influenza is Gram stain negative
influenza is a facultative anaerobe
influenza is non-motile
||Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Pasteurellales;
||Haemophilus influenza was first described by
Pfeiffer in 1892. It was mistakenly thought to be the
cause of the disease influenza during the pandemic of
1890, and it was named accordingly. Haemophilus influenzae
is differentiated from Haemophilus haemolyticus
based on the hemolysis test using blood agar plates.
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|Human health and disease:
influenza strains are responsible for infections at
mucosal surfaces and strain type b (encapsulated), is
associated with invasive disease.