Gammaproteobacteria

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Gammaproteobacteria
Vibrio cholerae
Vibrio cholerae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Orders

Enterobacteriales
Vibrionales
Pseudomonadales
etc.

Gammaproteobacteria is a class of several medically and scientifically important groups of bacteria, such as the Enterobacteriaceae (Escherichia coli), Vibrionaceae and Pseudomonadaceae. An exceeding number of important pathogens belongs to this class, e.g. Salmonella (enteritis and typhoid fever), Yersinia (plague), Vibrio (cholera), Pseudomonas aeruginosa (lung infections in hospitalised or cystic fibrosis patients).

See also

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