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Clostridium tetanomorphum

Clostridium tetanomorphum

Catalogue No.

NCTC 543

Current Name

Clostridium tetanomorphum

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

259 E III

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Blood agar, 37°C, Strict Anaerobe

Biological and Genomic Info

Anaerobic Fermentation

Glucose: +

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Beta-galactosidase: -

Triacylglycero: +

Strain Data

(DSM 4474) Type strain / M. Robertson, Lister Institute, London in 1920 / Septic wound / Hall, I. C. (1922) J. infect. Dis. 30, 445 / Wilde, E. et al. (1989) Int. J. syst. Bact. 39, 127

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

septic wound



Previous Catalogue Name

Clostridium tetanomorphum



HALL I C 1922 J INFECT DIS 30 445

Extended Bibliography

Wilde,E, Hippe,H, Tosunoglu,N, Schallehn,G, Herwig,K, Gottschalk,G., (1989), Clostridium tetanomorphum sp. nov., nom. rev., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 127-134,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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