Sutterella sterconcanis sp nov., isolated from canine faeces
Greetham, H.L., Collins, M.D., Gibson, G.R., Giffard, C., Falsen, E. and Lawson, P.A. (2004) Sutterella sterconcanis sp nov., isolated from canine faeces. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 54 (5). pp. 1581-1584. ISSN 1466-5026
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Morphological, biochemical and molecular genetic studies were carried out on an unknown non-spore-forming, Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium which was isolated from dog faeces. The bacterium grew under anaerobic conditions, was asaccharolytic, resistant to 20% (v/v) bile and was oxidase- and urease-negative. Phylogenetic analysis based on comparative 16S rRNA gene sequencing showed that the unidentified bacterium clustered with Sutterella wadsworthensis, although a sequence divergence of > 5% indicated that the bacterium from dog faeces represented a previously unrecognized subline within the genus. On the basis of the presented findings, a novel species, Sutterella stercoricanis sp. nov., is described. The type strain of Sutterella stercoricanis is 5BAC4(T) ( = CCUG 47620(T) = CIP 108024(T)).