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Clostridium tertium

Clostridium tertium

Catalogue No.

NCTC 14034

Current Name

Clostridium tertium

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Fastidious Anaerobe agar, 37°C, AnO₂, 48 hours

Biological and Genomic Info

Whole Genome Sequence

NCBI: ENA GCA_900217175.1

Gram Stain Result


Additional Info

Accession Date



Dr. Lindsay Hall (Quadram Institute Bioscience Park, Norwich, UK)

Isolated From

Preterm infant faecal sample. Cambridge, UK, 01/07/2015.


Accessioned into NCTC < Dr. Lindsay Hall < Isolated by Raymond Kiu (Quadram Institute Bioscience Park, Norwich, UK)



Kiu R et al. Preterm Infant-Associated Clostridium tertium, Clostridium cadaveris, and Clostridium paraputrificum Strains: Genomic and Evolutionary Insights. Genome Biol Evol. 2017 Oct 1;9(10):2707-2714.M. Munoz et al. Comparative genomics identifies potential virulence factors in Clostridium tertium and C. paraputrificum. Virulence. 2019, VOL. 10, NO. 1, 657–676.

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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