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Citrobacter youngae

Citrobacter youngae

Catalogue No.

NCTC 13709

Current Name

Citrobacter youngae

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

CDC 460-61

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Additional Info

Accession Date



Collection de L'Institut Pasteur (CIP)

Isolated From

Meat Scraps (South Carolina, USA, pre-1993)


Accessioned into NCTC < CIP (2015) < P.A.D Grimont; Inst. Pasteur, Paris, France (1996) < CDC Strain 460-61



D.J.Brenner et al. IJSEM, 1993 (43, pp645-658)

Extended Bibliography

BRENNER (D.J.), GRIMONT (P.A.D.), STEIGERWALT (A.G.), FANNING (G.R.), AGERON (E.) and RIDDLE (C.F.), (1993), Classification of citrobacteria by DNA hybridization: designation of Citrobacter farmeri sp. nov., Citrobacter youngae sp. nov., Citrobacter braakii sp. nov., Citrobacter werkmanii sp. nov., Citrobacter sedlakii sp. nov., and three unnamed Citrobacter genomospecies., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 645-658,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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