Campylobacter rectus

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Campylobacter rectus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Epsilonproteobacteria
Order: Campylobacterales
Family: Campylobacteraceae
Genus: Campylobacter
Species: 'C. rectus'
Binomial name
Campylobacter rectus

Vandamme et al. 1991

Campylobacter rectus is a species of Campylobacter. It is implicated as a pathogen in chronic periodontitis which can induce bone loss. This motile bacillus is a gram negative, facultative anaerobe.