Cardiobacteriaceae

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Cardiobacteriaceae
Cardiobacterium hominis.jpg
Cardiobacterium hominis on blood agar plate
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Cardiobacteriales
Family: Cardiobacteriaceae
Genera

Cardiobacterium
Dichelobacter
Suttonella

The Cardiobacteriaceae are a family of Proteobacteria, given their own order. They are Gram-negative, rod-shaped, with diameters around 0.5 to 1.7 µm and lengths from 1–6 µm.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ George M. Garrity: Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology. 2. Auflage. Springer, New York, 2005, Volume 2: The Proteobacteria, Part B: The Gammaproteobacteria