Dichelobacter nodosus

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Dichelobacter nodosus
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Cardiobacteriales
Family: Cardiobacteriaceae
Genus: Dichelobacter
Species: D. nodosus
Binomial name
Dichelobacter nodosus
(Beveridge 1941)
(Mraz 1963)
Dewhirst et al. 1990

Dichelobacter nodosus, formerly Bacteroides nodosus, is a Gram-negative, obligate anaerobe of the family Cardiobacteriaceae. It has polar fimbriae and is the causative agent of ovine foot rot. It is the lone species in the genus Dichelobacter.

Known strains[edit]

  • Dichelobacter nodosus ATCC 25549
  • Dichelobacter nodosus VCS1703A

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