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Campylobacter rectus

Campylobacter rectus

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11489

Current Name

Campylobacter rectus

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

FDC 371

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Brain heart infusion + suppl, 37°C, Strict Anaerobe

Biological and Genomic Info

Anaerobic Fermentation

Glucose: -

Lactose: -

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Gelatinase: -

Lecithinase / alpha: -

Lysine decarboxylase: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 33238, CCUG 20446) Type strain / A. C. R. Tannes, Boston in 1982 / Human periodontal pocket in 1974 / Tannes et al. (1981) Int. J. syst. Bact. 31, 432-445 / Vandamme, P. et al. (1991) Int. J. syst. Bact. 41, 88

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

human, human periodontal pocket in 1974



Previous Catalogue Name

Campylobacter rectus



TANNER A C R 1981 INT J SYST BACT 31 432 445

Extended Bibliography

VANDAMME (P.), FALSEN (E.), ROSSAU (R.), HOSTE (B.), SEGERS (P.), TYTGAT (R.) and DE LEY (J.), (1991), Revision of Campylobacter, Helicobacter, and Wolinella taxonomy: emendation of generic descriptions and proposal of Arcobacter gen. nov., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 88-103,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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