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Citrobacter koseri

Citrobacter koseri

Catalogue No.

NCTC 10786

Current Name

Citrobacter koseri

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference


General Info


Frederiksen 1970 (AL)

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC:27028, CCUG:4859, CIP:82.87, DSM:4595, JCM:1658, Frederiksen 148, CCM 2537



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 24 hours, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info


Potassium cyanide: -

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Arginine deiminase: +

Gelatinase: -

Ornithine decarboxylase: +

Fermentation and Gas Production

Glucose: +

Strain Data

(ATCC 27028, CCM 2537) Type strain / W. Frederiksen, Aalborg, Denmark in 1971 / 0 Group 1 / Blood culture / Gross, R. J. & Rowe, B. (1975) J. Hyg., Camb. 75, 121

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

blood culture



Previous Catalogue Name

Citrobacter koseri


Extended Bibliography

Approved Lists of Bacterial Names., Citrobacter koseri (n. sp.), a new species within the genus Citrobacter, with a comment on the taxonomic position of Citrobacter intermedium (Werkman and Gillen). Publication of the Faculty of Sciences University.

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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