Species which have been reported in dogs include:
These bacteria are normally isolated from food samples such as meat and shell-fish foods.
They are chemoorganotrophic with organic acids and amino acids used as carbon sources but carbohydrates are neither oxidized nor fermented.
- Wishart Lab
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