Helicobacter baculiformis sp. nov., isolated from feline stomach mucosa.

  title={Helicobacter baculiformis sp. nov., isolated from feline stomach mucosa.},
  author={Margo Baele and Annemie Decostere and Peter Vandamme and Kathleen Van den Bulck and Igor Gruntar and J Mehle and J. E. Mast and Richard Ducatelle and Freddy Haesebrouck},
  journal={International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology},
  volume={58 Pt 2},
A Gram-negative, microaerophilic slender rod, measuring approximately 10 mum long and approximately 1 microm wide, isolated from the gastric mucosa of a cat and designated strain M50(T), was subjected to a polyphasic taxonomic study. Despite its apparent lack of helical coils, the organism showed a corkscrew-like motion by means of multiple sheathed flagella located at both ends of the cell and by a periplasmic fibril coiled around the body. Strain M50(T) grew preferably on biphasic culture… CONTINUE READING


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