Pseudomonas suis

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Pseudomonas suis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Pseudomonadales
Family: Pseudomonadaceae
Genus: Pseudomonas
Species: P. suis
Binomial name
Pseudomonas suis
Woods 1930

Pseudomonas suis is a Gram-negative bacterium that causes croupous pneumonia of swine (genus Sus) from which it derives its name. It was first isolated in the Philippines.[1] The type strain is ATCC 11729.


  1. ^ Woods, GM (1930). "A taxonomic study of Pseudomonas suis isolated from croupous pneumonia in swine". Philippine Journal of Science. 41 (2): 181–214.