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Eikenella longinqua

Eikenella longinqua

Catalogue No.

NCTC 14179

Current Name

Eikenella longinqua

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

NML 02-A-017

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Fastidious Anaerobe agar, 37°C, AnO₂, 24-48 hours

Additional Info

Accession Date



Kathryn Bernard (National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)

Isolated From

Human, blood culture. Edmonton, Canada. 02/05/2002.


Accessioned into the NCTC < K. Bernard < Isolated by B. Lui (Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)



Bernard KA, Burdz T, Wiebe D, Bernier AM. Description of Eikenella halliae sp. nov. and Eikenella longinqua sp. nov., derived from human clinical materials, emendation of Eikenella exigua Stormo et al. 2019 and emendation of the genus Eikenella to include species which are strict anaerobes. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2020 May;70(5):3167-3178.

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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