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Acinetobacter colistiniresistens

Acinetobacter colistiniresistens

Catalogue No.

NCTC 14468

Current Name

Acinetobacter colistiniresistens

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

NIPH 2036

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

TSA, 30°C, O₂, 48 hours

Biological and Genomic Info

Whole Genome Sequence

NCBI: GCA_000413935.1

Strain Data

Intrinsically and phenotypically resistant to the antibiotic colistin.

Additional Info

Accession Date



R. Safrankova (Czech National Collection of Type Cultures, National Institute of Public Health, Srobarova, Prague, Czech Republic)

Isolated From

Human, catheter. Belgium. Before 1990.


Accessioned into NCTC < R. Safrankova < A. Nemec (Laboratory of Bacterial Genetics, NIPH, Prague, Czech Republic) < Leiden University Hospital (Leiden, Netherlands) < PJM Bouvet (Institut de Veille Sanitaire, France)



Nemec A, et al. Acinetobacter colistiniresistens sp. nov. (formerly genomic species 13 sensu Bouvet and Jeanjean and genomic species 14 sensu Tjernberg and Ursing), isolated from human infections and characterized by intrinsic resistance to polymyxins. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2017; 67:2134-2141.Bouvet PJM, Jeanjean S. Res Microbiol 1989; 140:291?299

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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