Klebsiella granulomatis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Enterobacteriales
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Genus: Klebsiella
Species: K. granulomatis

Klebsiella granulomatis is Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium of the genus Klebsiella[1] known to cause the sexually transmitted disease granuloma inguinale (or Donovanosis). It was called Calymmatobacterium granulomatis.[2]


  1. ^ Ryan KJ, Ray CG, ed. (2004). Sherris Medical Microbiology (4th ed.). McGraw Hill. p. 370.  
  2. ^ O'Farrell N (2002). "Donovanosis" (pdf). Sexually Transmitted Infections 78 (6): 452–457.