Francisella

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Francisella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Thiotrichales
Family: Francisellaceae
Genus: Francisella
Dorofe'ev 1947
Species

F. hispaniensis
F. novicida
F. noatunensis
F. philomiragia
F. piscicida
F. tularensis

Francisella is a genus of bacteria in its own family, the Francisellaceae, which is placed in the Gammaproteobacteria order Thiotrichales. F.tularensis is the cause of the serious infectious disease Tularemia.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Francisella tularensis Genome Research". francisella.org. 2011 [last update]. http://www.francisella.org/fran/. Retrieved 5 July 2011.