Desulfovibrio longus Magot et al.
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Magot M, et al. Desulfovibrio longus sp. nov., a sulfate-reducing bacterium isolated from an oil-producing well. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 42: 398-403, 1992. PubMed: 1380287