The classification of the plague-bacillus

  title={The classification of the plague-bacillus},
  author={J. J. van Loghem},
  journal={Antonie van Leeuwenhoek},
  • J. Loghem
  • Published 1 December 1944
  • Biology
  • Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
In the fifth edition of BERGEY'S Manual of Determinative Bacteriology (1939) the genus Pasteurdla together with the genera Brucdla and He~o1~hilus ~ has been placed in the family Parvobacteriaceae, a classilicaticn ~tcently prcFoscd by RAHN (4). Consequently the plague-I:acillus (Past~urella pestis) and the bacillus of' pseudotuberculosis rcdentium (Pasteurella rodenlium), although both of m~derate size, are automatically included in a family which is characterised, as has been postulated by… 

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