Moraxellaceae

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Moraxellaceae
Acinetobacter baumannii.JPG
Acinetobacter baumannii
Scientific classification e
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Pseudomonadales
Family: Moraxellaceae
Rossau et al. 1991
Genus

Acinetobacter
Alkanindiges
Branhamella (Moraxella)
Cavicella
Faucicola
Fluviicoccus
Moraxella
Paraperlucidibaca
Perlucidibaca
Psychrobacter

Moraxellaceae are a family of bacteria.[1] They are gram-negative. Some are pathogens. Moraxella catarrhalis can cause Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.[1] Moraxella bovis cause in cattle the so-called pink eye.[1]

Systematics[change | change source]

The family belongs to the Gammaproteobacteria. It contains the following of genera:[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Garrity, George M.; et al. (2005). Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology. Volume 2: The Proteobacteria, Part B: The Gammaproteobacteria.
  2. J.P. Euzéby: List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in NomenclatureFamily Moraxellaceae Archived 2012-04-27 at the Wayback Machine (24. Januar 2013)