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Campylobacter sputorum biovar sputorum

Campylobacter sputorum biovar sputorum

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11367

Current Name

Campylobacter sputorum biovar sputorum

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

Florent strain Wat

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Blood agar, 37°C, Microaerophilic 48 hrs

Biological and Genomic Info


Bile 40% resistance: -

Glycine 1%: +


Sucrose: -

Gram Stain Result



Gluconate: -


Nitric acid: +

Enzyme Tests

Lecithinase / alpha: -

Ornithine decarboxylase: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 33562, CCUG 11289, CIP 53103) Type strain / CIP in 1980 / A. Florent, Brussels / Bull sperm / Thouvenot, H. & Florent, A. (1854) Ann. Inst. Pasteur 86, 237

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

mammal, bull sperm



Previous Catalogue Name

Deposited as: Campylobacter sputorum subsp. bubulus



On etal. (1998). Emended description of Campylobacter sputorum and revision of its infrasubspecific (biovar) divisions, including C. sputorum biovar paraureolyticus, a urease-producing variant from cattle and humans. Int J Syst Bacteriol 48 (1) 195-206.

Extended Bibliography

Approved Lists of Bacterial Names., Isolement d'un vibrion du sperme de taureau et du vagin de la vache (Vibrio bubulus). Taxonomic study of the genus Campylobacter Sebald and Véron and designation of the neotype strain for the type species, Campylobacter fetus (Smith and Taylor) Sebald and Véron.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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