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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Burkholderia cepacia
Burkholderia cepacia
BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
nutrient agar, nutrient broth

Gram Stain:
Burkholderia cepacia is Gram stain negative

Burkholderia cepacia is aerobic

Burkholderia cepacia is motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Betaproteobacteria; Burkholderiales; Burkholderiaceae; Burkholderia

Industrial uses or economic implications:
None known

Burkholderia cepacia was isolated from onion (Allium cepa) in 1948.

Human health and disease:
Burkholderia cepacia 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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