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Alloicoccus otitidis

Alloicoccus otitidis

Catalogue No.

NCTC 13840

Current Name

Alloicoccus otitidis

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference


General Info


Aguirre and Collins 1992 (VP)

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 51267, CCUG 32997, CIP 103508, DSM 7252, IFO 15545, NBRC 15545, NCFB 2890, NCIMB 702890, 7760



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Columbia blood agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Additional Info

Accession Date



Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen (DSMZ)

Isolated From

Human child middle ear fluid, persistent otitis media. Pre-1993.


Accessioned into NCTC < DSMZ < NCFB



AGUIRRE (M.) and COLLINS (M.D.): Phylogenetic analysis of Alloiococcus otitis gen. nov., sp. nov., an organism from human middle ear fluid. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1992, 42, 79-83.

Extended Bibliography

Phylogenetic analysis of Alloiococcus otitis gen. nov., sp. nov., an organism from human middle ear fluid.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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