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Bergeyella zoohelcum

Bergeyella zoohelcum

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11660

Current Name

Bergeyella zoohelcum

Type Strain

Type Strain

General Info


(Holmes et al. 1987) Vandamme et al. 1994

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 43767, CCUG 12568, CCUG 30535, CIP 103041, DSM 16783, IFO 16014, JCM 21249, LMG 12996, LMG 8351, NBRC 16014, CL 544/80, CDC D658



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



D-glucose: -

D-sucrose: -

Mannitol: -

Enzyme Tests

Catalase: +

Gelatinase: +

Ornithine decarboxylase: -

Strain Data

(CDC D658) Type strain / B. Holmes, NCTC in 1984 / R. E. Weaver, CDC Atlanta, USA / Sputum / Holmes, B. et al. (1986) System. Appl. Microbiol. 8, 191 / Previously Group IIj

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny, Opaque

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

human, sputum



Previous Catalogue Name

Weeksella zoohelcum


Extended Bibliography

Weeksella zoohelcum sp. nov. (Formerly group IIj), from human clinical specimens., New perspectives in the classification of the flavobacteria: description of Chryseobacterium gen. nov., Bergeyella gen. nov., and Empedobacter nom. rev.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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