Gallibacterium anatis

Gallibacterium anatis biovar haemolytica is a Gram-negative bacterium of the Pasteurellaceae family. The organism is known to colonize the upper respiratory tract and lower reproductive tract of chickens, but also been experimentally shown to induce clinical infection.


  • Order: Pasteurellales
  • Family: Pasteurellaceae
  • Genus: Gallibacterium


  • chickens
  • turkeys
  • geese
  • ducks
  • pheasants
  • partridges
  • cage birds
  • wild birds