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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Haemophilus influenzae
Haemophilus influenzae

BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):
Hin1I, Hin1II, Hin6I, HincII, HindII, HindIII, HinfI, HinP1I

Gram Stain:
Haemophilus influenza is Gram stain negative

Haemophilus influenza is a facultative anaerobe

Haemophilus influenza is non-motile

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

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.

Human health and disease:
Unencapsulated Haemophilus influenza strains are responsible for infections at mucosal surfaces and strain type b (encapsulated), is associated with invasive disease.
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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