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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species >Bacteroides suis
Bacteroides suis
BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
Modified chopped meat medium

Bacteroides suis is anaerobic.

Gram Stain:
Bacteroides suis is Gram stain negative.

Bacteroides suis is non-motile.

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Bacteroidetes/Chlorobi group; Bacteroidetes; Bacteroides (class); Bacteroidales; Bacteroidaceae; Bacteroides

Industrial uses or economic implications:
None known.

Bacteroides suis was first isolated from abscesses and feces of pigs in 1983.

Human health and disease:
Bacteroides suis is BSL2 organism and should be considered a potential pathogen.
Disclaimer: This information is presented as is. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, please check current reference material prior to growth or handling of microorganisms.

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