Histophilus

Histophilus

a genus of bacteria in the family Pasteurellaceae. There is one species, H. somni, which includes organisms previously classified as H. ovis, Haemophilus agni and Haemophilus somnus. It has been isolated from cattle, sheep and goats with a number of different pyogenic conditions, including septicemia, polyarthritis, thrombotic meningoencephalitis, general pyemia, pneumonia, metritis, mastitis, abortion, neonatal mortality and epididymitis.
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Coinfections were detected with Pasteurella multocida, Mannheimia haemolytica, Histophilus somni, bovine respiratory syncytial virus, and/or bovine herpesvirus 1 in 4 of the influenza D-positive specimens.
The most common bacteria involved are Mannheimia (formerly Pasteurella) haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida, Histophilus somni (formerly Haemophilus somnus) and Mycoplasma species especially M.
monocytogenes, Histophilus somni, Escherichia coli, Salmonella spp.
The most common bacteria involved are Mannheimia (formerly Pasteuella) haemolytica, Pasteuella multocida, Histophilus somni (formerly Haemophilus somnus) and Mycoplasma species, especially M.