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Avibacterium volantium

Avibacterium volantium

Catalogue No.

NCTC 3438

Current Name

Avibacterium volantium

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Chocolate blood agar, 48 hours, 37°C, CO₂ required

Biological and Genomic Info


Lactose: -

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Catalase: +

Gelatinase: -

Urease: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 14385) Type strain / R. Lovell, London in 1931 / Respiratory passages of fowls / Mutters, R. et al. (1985) Int. J. syst. Bact. 35, 5

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

bird;respiratory passages of fowls



Previous Catalogue Name

pasteurella volantium, Deposited as Haemophilus gallinarum


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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