Actinobacillus suis - a species of anaerobic, gram negative rod shaped bacteria assigned to the phylum proteobacteria. This bacteria is nonmotile, catalase positive, nonencapsulated, and is nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide dependent. A. Suis is a commensal organism of the oral cavity and reproductive tract of pigs but may cause abortion, hemorrhage and embolic lesions in immunocompromised pigs.
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