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Chryseobacterium gleum

Chryseobacterium gleum

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11432

Current Name

Chryseobacterium gleum

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

F93, CL 4/79

General Info


(Holmes et al. 1984) Vandamme et al. 1994

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 35910, CCUG 14555, CIP 103039, DSM 16776, IFO 15054, JCM 2410, LMG 8334, NBRC 15054, CL 4/79



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info


Galactose: -

Soluble starch: -

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Arginine deiminase: -

Gelatinase: +

Ornithine decarboxylase: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 35910, JCM 2410) Type strain / B. Holmes, NCTC Colindale in 1982 / High vaginal swab

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

human, high vaginal swab



Previous Catalogue Name

Flavobacterium gleum


Extended Bibliography

VANDAMME (P.), BERNARDET (J.F.), SEGERS (P.), KERSTERS (K.) and HOLMES (B.), (1994), New perspectives in the classification of the flavobacteria: description of Chryseobacterium gen. nov., Bergeyella gen. nov., and Empedobacter nom. rev., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 827-831,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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