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Klebsiella granulomatis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gamma Proteobacteria
Order: Enterobacteriales
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Genus: Klebsiella
Species: K. granulomatis

Klebsiella granulomatis is Gram-negative, rod shaped bacteria of the genus Klebsiella[1] known to cause the sexually transmitted disease Donovanosis. It used to be called Calymmatobacterium granulomatis.[2]

References

  1. ^ Ryan KJ; Ray CG (editors) (2004). Sherris Medical Microbiology (4th ed. ed.). McGraw Hill. p. 370. ISBN 0838585299.  
  2. ^ O'Farrell N (December 2002). "Donovanosis". Sex Transm Infect 78 (6): 452–7. PMID 12473810. PMC 1758360. http://sti.bmj.com/cgi/pmidlookup?view=long&pmid=12473810.  
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