The Alcaligenaceae are a family of bacteria, included in the order Burkholderiales. Members are found in water, soil, humans, and other animals.[4] Some species, like Bordetella, are pathogenic for humans and for some other animals.[4]

"Bordetella bronchiseptica"
Bordetella bronchiseptica
Scientific classification e
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Betaproteobacteria
Order: Burkholderiales
Family: Alcaligenaceae
De Ley et al., 1986[1]


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  3. ^ "Taxonomy - Alcaligenaceae" (html). UniProt. UniProt Consortium. Retrieved 16 January 2019.
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