Moraxella

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Moraxella
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Moraxella

Moraxella is a genus of bacteria. It is named after Victor Morax, a Swiss eye specialist (ophthalmologist).[1] They are gram-negative. The cells are short rods or cocci. Moraxella catarrhalis can cause chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Garrity, George M.; et al. (2005). Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology. Volume 2: The Proteobacteria, Part B: The Gammaproteobacteria.CS1 maint: Explicit use of et al. (link)