Spirillaceae

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Spirillum
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Spirillum
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Betaproteobacteria
Order: Nitrosomonadales
Family: Spirillaceae
Genera

Spirillum

Spirillaceae is a family of bacteria.[1] It has been described as a member of Nitrosomonadales, in Betaproteobacteria.

It includes the species Spirillum minus which causes Rat bite fever.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NCBI". Retrieved 2009-04-22. 
  2. ^ Gaastra W, Boot R, Ho HT, Lipman LJ (October 2008). "Rat bite fever". Veterinary Microbiology 133 (3): 211–28. doi:10.1016/j.vetmic.2008.09.079. PMID 19008054.