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Table 1 Morphologic comparison of indole-positive species of genus Brachyspira a, b

From: Brachyspira suanatina sp. nov., an enteropathogenic intestinal spirochaete isolated from pigs and mallards: genomic and phenotypic characteristics

Species Strains used Cell length (μm) Cell diameter (μm) No. of flagella/cell
B. hyodysenteriae B78T 9.78 ± 1.87 0.35 ± 0.02 16 – 24
8 – 10 0.3 – 0.4 14 – 18
6 – 8.5 0.35 – 0.4 24 – 28
B. intermedia PWS/AT 7.5 – 10 0.35 – 0.45 24 – 28
B. suanatina AN4859/03 5.5 ± 1.0 0.3 ± 0.0 14 – 16
  1. aResults for BB. hyodysenteriae and BB. intermedia from previous studies [21, 32, 61]
  2. bResults from present study