| Epsilon Proteobacteria|
| Helicobacter, Hepatozoon canis, Helicobacter cinaedi, Hepatozoon, Helicobacter hepaticus|
Helicobacter canis is a bacterium in the Helicobacteraceae family, Campylobacterales order. Its type strain is NCTC 12739T. It colonises the lower bowel, but is also present in cases of hepatitis. Besides infecting dogs, this bacterium is known to cause infections in immunocompromised humans.
Helicobacter canis Wikipedia
Cells of H. canis are spiral, sometimes with truncated ends. Flagella are single and bipolar, as well as sheathed, a characteristic of genus Helicobacter, and connected to a basal plate at their insertion into the cell.