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Moraxellaceae

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The Moraxellaceae are a family of Gammaproteobacteria, including a few pathogenic species.[1] Others are harmless commensals of mammals and humans or occur in water or soil. The species are mesophilic or psychrotrophic (Psychrobacter).[2]

Moraxella catarrhalis is a human pathogen, and Moraxella bovis is the cause of "pinkeye" of cattle (infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis).[1]

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Moraxellaceae: Brief Summary

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The Moraxellaceae are a family of Gammaproteobacteria, including a few pathogenic species. Others are harmless commensals of mammals and humans or occur in water or soil. The species are mesophilic or psychrotrophic (Psychrobacter).

Moraxella catarrhalis is a human pathogen, and Moraxella bovis is the cause of "pinkeye" of cattle (infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis).

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