Haemophilus pittmaniae

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Haemophilus pittmaniae
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Kingdom: Eubacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Pasteurellales
Family: Pasteurellaceae
Genus: Haemophilus
Species: pittmaniae
Binomial name
Haemophilus pittmaniae
Nørskov-Lauritsen et al. 2005

Haemophilus pittmaniae is a Gram-negative species of bacterium belonging to the Pasteurellaceae family. Strains of this species were originally isolated from humans.[1] The species may be associated with respiratory infections in individuals with lung disease.[2]


  1. ^ Norskov-Lauritsen, N. (1 January 2005). "Multilocus sequence phylogenetic study of the genus Haemophilus with description of Haemophilus pittmaniae sp. nov.". INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY 55 (1): 449–456. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.63325-0. 
  2. ^ Boucher, Mathilde; Bedotto, Marielle; Couderc, Carine; Gomez, Carine; Reynaud-Gaubert, Martine; Drancourt, Michel. "Haemophilus pittmaniae respiratory infection in a patient with siderosis: a case report". Journal of Medical Case Reports 6 (1): 120. doi:10.1186/1752-1947-6-120.