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Helicobacter canis

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Covid-19
Kingdom  Bacteria
Family  Helicobacteraceae
Genus  Helicobacter
Order  Campylobacterales
Class  Epsilon Proteobacteria
Phylum  Proteobacteria
Rank  Species
Similar  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.

Description

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.

References

Helicobacter canis Wikipedia


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