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Bordetella bronchiseptica

Bordetella bronchiseptica

Catalogue No.

NCTC 452

Current Name

Bordetella bronchiseptica

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

Dog 71

General Info


(Ferry 1912) Moreno-Lopez 1952 (AL)

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 19395, CCUG 219, CIP 55.110, DSM 13414, IFO 13691, LMG 1232, NBRC 13691, Dog 71



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 48 hours, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Catalase: +

Cytochrome C oxidase: +

Lecithinase / alpha: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 19395) Type strain / N. S. Ferry, Detroit in 1920 / Lung, dog / Ferry, N. S. (1912) Vet. J. 68, 376

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

mammal, lungs of a dog with canine distemper



Previous Catalogue Name

Bordetella bronchiseptica



FERRY N S 1912 VET J 68 376

Extended Bibliography

SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors), (1980), Approved Lists of Bacterial Names., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 225-420, 1 FERRY (N.S.), (1912), Bacillus bronchisepticus (bronchicanis): the cause of distemper in dogs and a similar disease in other animals. Veterinary Journal, 1912, 68, 376-391. 2 MORENO-LOPEZ (M.): El genero Bordetella. Microbiologia Española, 1952, 5, 177-181., 376-391 El genero Bordetella

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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