Dichelobacter nodosus

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Dichelobacter nodosus
Scientific classification
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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 as well as interdigital dermatitis.[1] It is the lone species in the genus Dichelobacter.

Known strains[edit]

  • Dichelobacter nodosus ATCC 25549
  • Dichelobacter nodosus VCS1703A

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Interdigital Dermatitis (Stable footrot, Slurry heel, Scald) in Cattle". Merck Veterinary Manual. September 2015. Retrieved 26 June 2016.

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