Haemophilus haemolyticus

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Haemophilus haemolyticus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gamma Proteobacteria
Order: Pasteurellales
Family: Pasteurellaceae
Genus: Haemophilus
Species: H. haemolyticus
Binomial name
Haemophilus haemolyticus

Haemophilus haemolyticus is a species of gram-negative bacteria that is related to Haemophilus influenzae. H. haemolyticus is nonpathogenic, in contrast to the pathogenic H. influenzae.

There is active research on H. haemolyticus especially in taxonomy and in identification, e.g.[1]

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  1. ^ Sandstedt SA, Zhang L, Patel M, McCrea KW, Qin Z, Marrs CF, Gilsdorf JR (2008). "Comparison of laboratory-based and phylogenetic methods to distinguish between Haemophilus influenzae and H. haemolyticus". J Microbiol Methods. doi:10.1016/j.mimet.2008.06.023.