Chapter 8. Helical and Curved Bacteria

  1. Niall A. Logan BSc, PhD

Published Online: 30 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444313949.ch8

Bacterial Systematics

Bacterial Systematics

How to Cite

Logan, N. A. (1994) Helical and Curved Bacteria, in Bacterial Systematics, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444313949.ch8

Author Information

  1. Department of Biological Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 MAR 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632037759

Online ISBN: 9781444313949



  • helical and curved bacteria;
  • Aquaspirillum;
  • rRNA cistron similarity dendrogram;
  • morphological and nutritional differences and DNA base composition;
  • Azospirillum species - microaerophilic nitrogen-fixing organisms;
  • Oceanospirillum;
  • Campylobacter;
  • catalase positive and catalase negative or weak (CNW);
  • pathogenic campylobacter identification and in vivo detection of H. pylori


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Classification

  • Important species

  • Identification