|Burkholderia pseudomallei colonies on a blood agar plate.|
The Burkholderiales are an order of Proteobacteria. Like all Proteobacteria, they are gram-negative. They include several pathogenic bacteria, including species of Burkholderia and Bordetella. They also include Oxalobacter and related genera, which are unusual in using oxalic acid as their source of carbon.
- Burkholderiales J.P. Euzéby: List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature
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