- International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
- Volume 45, Issue 1
f Bordetella hinzii sp. nov., Isolated from Poultry and Humans
- Authors: P. VANDAMME*, J. HOMMEZ, M. VANCANNEYT, M. MONSIEURS, B. HOSTE, B. COOKSON, C. H. WIRSING VON KÖNIG, K. KERSTERS, P. J. BLACKALL
- * Corresponding author. Mailing address: Laboratorium voor Microbiologie, Universiteit Gent, K. L. Ledeganckstraat 35, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium. Phone: (32)9.264.51.14. Fax: (32)9.264.53.46.
- First Published Online: 01 January 1995, International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 45: 37-45, doi: 10.1099/00207713-45-1-37
- Subject: Original Papers Relating To Systematic Bacteriology
- Issue Published:
A polyphasic taxonomic study that included DNA-rRNA hybridizations, DNA-DNA hybridizations, DNA base ratio determinations, whole-cell protein and fatty acid analyses, and an examination of classical phenotypic characteristics was performed in order to classify human and veterinary isolates that resemble Bordetella avium. Twelve poultry isolates and two human isolates were assigned to a new species, for which we propose the name Bordetella hinzii. The position of this organism in the family Alcaligenaceae and various genotypic, phenotypic, and chemotaxonomic characteristics are described.
Copyright © 1995 International Union of Microbiological Societies | Published by the Microbiology Society
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