Brucella inopinata

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Brucella inopinata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Alphaproteobacteria
Order: Rhizobiales
Family: Brucellaceae
Genus: Brucella
Species: B. inopinata
Scholz et al. 2010
Binomial name
Brucella inopinata

Brucella inopinata is a Gram-negative, nonmotile, nonspore-forming coccoid bacterium, first isolated from a breast implant infection site. Its type strain is BO1T (=BCCN 09-01T =CPAM 6436T).[1] It is a potential cause of brucellosis.


  1. ^ Scholz, H. C.; Nockler, K.; Gollner, C.; Bahn, P.; Vergnaud, G.; Tomaso, H.; Al Dahouk, S.; Kampfer, P.; Cloeckaert, A.; Maquart, M.; Zygmunt, M. S.; Whatmore, A. M.; Pfeffer, M.; Huber, B.; Busse, H. J.; De, B. K. (2009). "Brucella inopinata sp. nov., isolated from a breast implant infection". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 60 (4): 801–808. ISSN 1466-5026. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.011148-0. 

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