An obsolete genus of bacteria, the type species of which, Pfeifferella mallei, formerly was placed in the genus Actinobacillus and now is in the genus Pseudomonas.
[R. F. J. Pfeiffer]
PfeifferellaAn obsolete genus name [bergey's]. Many of the organisms were transferred to Moraxella, Pseudomonas and others.
Pfeiffer,Richard F.J., German physician, 1858-1945.
Pfeifferella - an obsolete genus of bacteria.
Pfeiffer bacillus - a species found in the respiratory tract that causes acute respiratory infection, acute conjunctivitis, bacterial meningitis, and purulent meningitis. Synonym(s): Haemophilus influenzae
Pfeiffer blood agar - solid agar, with a few drops of human blood smeared on the surface.
Pfeiffer phenomenon - bacteriolysis.
Pfeiffer syndrome - Synonym(s): type V acrocephalosyndactyly
a bacterial name no longer in use.