Haemophilus parasuis

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Haemophilus parasuis
Phylum Proteobacteria
Class Gamma Proteobacteria
Order Pasteurellales
Family Pasteurellaceae
Genus Haemophilus
Species H.parasuis

Also known as: HPS

Haemophilus parasuis is a species of the Haemophilus genus. It inhabits the nasopharynx of normal swine.

Serotype B of the bacteria causes Glasser's disease in pigs. It can also cause fibrinous polyserositis, polyarthritis and meningitis.


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