Polysepta: a New Genus and Sub-Order of Bacteria


Two similar pathogenic bacteria have been described which possess morphological characters so unusual as to merit the description of a new suborder Polyseptineae, of the order Eubacteriales, according to the morphological classification of Bisset1.

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THOMPSON, R., BISSET, K. Polysepta: a New Genus and Sub-Order of Bacteria. Nature 179, 590–591 (1957). https://doi.org/10.1038/179590a0

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