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Avibacterium gallinarum

Avibacterium gallinarum

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11188

Current Name

Avibacterium gallinarum

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

CL 364/75

General Info


Hall et al. 1955 (AL)

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC:13361, CCUG:12391, CIP:102676, DSM:17481, P-913, CL 364/75, Heddleston P-913



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


L-arabinose: +

Mannitol: -

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Catalase: +

Cytochrome C oxidase: +

Ornithine decarboxylase: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 13361, CL 364/75) Type strain / P. H. A. Sneath, University of Leicester in 1975 / K. L. Heddleston, USDA / Chicken, sinus / Hall, et al. (1955) Am. J. Vet. Res. 16, 598

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

bird;chicken sinus



Previous Catalogue Name

Pasteurella gallinarum



HALL ET AL 1955 AM J VET RES 16 598

Extended Bibliography

BLACKALL (P.J.), CHRISTENSEN (H.), BECKENHAM (T.), BLACKALL (L.L.) and BISGAARD (M.), (2005), Reclassification of Pasteurella gallinarum, [Haemophilus] paragallinarum, Pasteurella avium and Pasteurella volantium as Avibacterium gallinarum gen. nov., comb. nov., Avibacterium paragallinarum comb. nov., Avibacterium avium comb. nov. and Avibacterium volantium comb. nov., Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 353-362,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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