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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Capnocytophaga gingivalis
Capnocytophaga gingivalis

BioHazard Level:
2

Growth Temperature:
30oC (Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-10% CO2-10% H2)

Appropriate growth media:
supplemented tryptic soy broth; supplemented tryptic soy agar

Gram Stain:
Capnocytophaga gingivalis is Gram stain negative

Respiration:
Capnocytophaga gingivalis is facultative anaerobe

Motility:
Capnocytophaga gingivalis is motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Bacteroidetes/Chlorobi group; Bacteroidetes; Flavobacteriia; Flavobacteriales; Flavobacteriaceae; Capnocytophaga

Industrial uses or economic implications:
None known

Miscellaneous:
Capnocytophaga gingivalis was isolated from a blood sample obtained from a periodontal lesion.

Human health and disease:
Capnocytophaga gingivalis is a 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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