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HOME > Restriction Enzymes> Sources > Haemophilus aphrophilus
Haemophilus aphrophilus

BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Genomic sources for restriction enzymes (at this website):

Gram Stain:
Haemophilus aphrophilus is Gram stain negative

Haemophilus aphrophilus is a facultative anaerobe

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Pasteurellales; Pasteurellaceae; Haemophilus

Haemophilus aphrophilus has been reported to cause endocarditis after tongue piercing (another reason not to do that...).

Human health and disease:
Haemophilus aphrophilus is part of the HACEK group of bacteria (Haemophilus aphrophilus, Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomitans, Cardiobacterium hominis, Eikenella corrodens, Kingella kingae) that on occassion causes infective endocarditis (5-10% of cases in non-IV drug users).
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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