Pathogens and Protocols
MicrobeNet Pathogen Database
As of 2016, the MicrobeNet database contains complete information on more than 2,400 pathogens:
- More than 2,000 bacteria: examples of rare bacteria completely characterized in MicrobeNet are Nocardia, Neisseira, Brevibacterium, Corynebacterium, Gordonia, Klebsiella, and Haemophilus.
- More than 400 fungi, including Histoplasma capsulatum, Blastomyces dermatitidis, and Coccidioides immitis/posadasii, all of which are dangerous organisms causing significant disease and even death in otherwise healthy individuals.
Protocols developed and validated by CDC experts are available on MicrobeNet.
- More than 2,000 bacteria including: Esculin, Amino Acid Metabolism, Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing, and Sugar Fermentation.
- Identification of fungi: Sugar Fermentation and Assimilation, Nitrate Assimilation, Urea Hydrolysis, Cycloheximide Susceptibility.
Page last reviewed: April 21, 2016