Burkholderiaceae

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Burkholderiaceae
Burkholderia pseudomallei 01.jpg
Burkholderia pseudomallei colonies on a blood agar plate.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Betaproteobacteria
Order: Burkholderiales
Family: Burkholderiaceae
Genera

Burkholderia
Chitinimonas
Cupriavidus
Lautropia
Limnobacter
Pandoraea
Paucimonas
Polynucleobacter
Ralstonia
Thermothrix
Wautersia

The Burkholderiaceae are a family of bacteria, included in the order Burkholderiales.[1] It includes some pathogenic species, like Burkholderia mallei (Glanders) and Burkholderia pseudomallei (Melioidosis).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Garrity, George M.; Brenner, Don J.; Krieg, Noel R.; Staley, James T. (eds.) (2005). Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Volume Two: The Proteobacteria, Part C: The Alpha-, Beta-, Delta-, and Epsilonproteobacteria. New York, New York: Springer. ISBN 978-0-387-24145-6.

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