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This chapter summarizes the taxonomy, family description, epidemiology, and other details about the family . Prevalent and highly virulent organisms, such as , are described in detail. Methods for collection, transport, storage, and isolation and traditional biochemical identification, antibiotic susceptibility testing, and molecular subtyping are described.

Citation: Tarr C, Bopp C, Farmer J. 2015. , p 762-772. In Jorgensen J, Pfaller M, Carroll K, Funke G, Landry M, Richter S, Warnock D (ed), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, Eleventh Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817381.ch41
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TABLE 1

Properties of the genus and its relatives and differentiation from other organisms that are phenotypically similar

Citation: Tarr C, Bopp C, Farmer J. 2015. , p 762-772. In Jorgensen J, Pfaller M, Carroll K, Funke G, Landry M, Richter S, Warnock D (ed), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, Eleventh Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817381.ch41
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TABLE 2

Phenotypic test results and other properties of the 12 species that occur in human clinical specimens

Citation: Tarr C, Bopp C, Farmer J. 2015. , p 762-772. In Jorgensen J, Pfaller M, Carroll K, Funke G, Landry M, Richter S, Warnock D (ed), Manual of Clinical Microbiology, Eleventh Edition. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555817381.ch41

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