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Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae

Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae

Catalogue No.

NCTC 12370

Current Name

Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

R. E. SHOPE No. 4074

General Info


(Shope 1964) Pohl et al. 1983

Other Collection Numbers

R. E. Shope No. 4074, ATCC 27088, CCM 5869, CCUG 12837, CCUG 41656, CCUG 43096, CIP 100916, DSM 13472



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Columbia blood agar, 48 hours, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info



Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

(CCM 5869, ATCC 27088) Type strain / CCM in 1990 / Pleuropneumonia in pig lung / Pohl, S. et al. (1983) Int. J. syst. Bact. 33, 510

Additional Info

Accession Date


Previous Catalogue Name

Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae


Extended Bibliography

Transfer of Haemophilus pleuropneumoniae and the Pasteurella haemolytica-like organism causing porcine necrotic pleuropneumonia to the genus Actinobacillus (Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae comb. nov.) on the basis of phenotypic and deoxyribonucleic acid relatedness., Biochemical and Serological Characterization of Haemophilus pleuropneumoniae (Matthews and Pattison 1961) Shope 1964 and Proposal of a Neotype Strain.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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