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Citrobacter koseri

Citrobacter koseri

Catalogue No.

NCTC 10849

Current Name

Citrobacter koseri

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference

Ewing 3613-63

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 24 hours, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info


Potassium cyanide: -


Sucrose: -

Gram Stain Result



Gluconate: -

Enzyme Tests

Arginine deiminase: +

Beta-galactosidase: +

Catalase: +

Cytochrome C oxidase: -

Lecithinase / alpha: -

Ornithine decarboxylase: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 27156) ATCC in 1972 / CDC Atlanta / Type strain for Citrobacter diversus / Werkman, C.H. & Gillen, G.F. (1932) J. Bact. 23, 167 / Ewing, W. H. & Davis, B. R. (1972) Int. J. syst. Bact. 22, 12

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date






Previous Catalogue Name

Citrobacter koseri


Extended Bibliography

Approved Lists of Bacterial Names., The fermentation of corn-stalks and their constituents. I. Studies on the pectin-fermenting bacteria. Bacteria producing trimethylene glycol.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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