Pseudoclavibacter is a Gram-positive non-spore-forming, strictly aerobic and non-motile genus from the family Microbacteriaceae.[2][1][3][4] Pseudoclavibacter bacteria can cause endocarditis in rare cases.[5]

Scientific classification e
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Actinomycetota
Class: Actinomycetia
Order: Micrococcales
Family: Microbacteriaceae
Genus: Pseudoclavibacter
Manaia et al. 2004
Type species
Pseudoclavibacter helvolus
Manaia et al. 2004[2]
  • "Caespitibacter" Vandamme et al. 2022
  • Zimmermannella Lin et al. 2004


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  5. ^ Pailhoriès, Hélène; Lemarié, Carole; Quinqueneau, Catherine; Eveillard, Matthieu; Baufreton, Christophe; Rouleau, Frédéric; Mahaza, Chetaou; Joly-Guillou, Marie-Laure; Kempf, Marie; Munson, E. (September 2014). "First Report of Endocarditis Caused by a Pseudoclavibacter Species: FIG 1". Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 52 (9): 3465–3467. doi:10.1128/JCM.01388-14. PMC 4313186. PMID 24989608.