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Corynebacterium imitans

Corynebacterium imitans

Catalogue No.

NCTC 13015

Current Name

Corynebacterium imitans

Type Strain

Type Strain

General Info

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 700354, CCUG 36877, CIP 105130, DSM 44264, IFO 16163, JCM 10386, NBRC 100416, NBRC 16163, 96CD/126-NR13



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Columbia blood agar, 24 hours, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Additional Info

Accession Date



Extended Bibliography

Validation List no. 63, Corynebacterium imitans sp. nov. isolated from patients with suspected diphteria.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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