Riemerella anatipestifer

Riemerella anatipestifer is a Gram-negative, non-motile, non-spore-forming, and rod-shaped bacterium that can infect domestic ducks, geese, turkeys, and other avian species. In ducks, it causes infectious serositis, air-saculitis, meningitis, salpingitis, or septicemia with high mortality rates birds may suffer from characteristic convulsions.