Burkholderia species - Overview
The Burkholderia species are Gram-negative rods. They are obligate aerobes and are oxidase and catalase positive. The genus includes animal, human and plant pathogens.
Some species of Burkholderia bacteria are motile, including Burkholderia pseudomallei, as it has polar flagellae.
The Burkholderia species were previously part of the Pseudomonas genus.
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