Pasteurellaceae

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Pasteurellaceae A family of Gram-negative bacteria in which the cells are rod-shaped or ovoid, sometimes pleomorphic and filamentous, and non-motile. They are facultatively anaerobic. Metabolism is chemo-organotrophic and the organisms are nutritionally fastidious. All members are parasitic or pathogenic in humans, other animals, and/or birds and some can cause disease.