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Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. fusiforme

Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. fusiforme

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11326

Current Name

Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. fusiforme

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference


General Info


(ex Veillon & Zuber 1898) Gharbia and Shah 1992

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC:51190, CCUG:32880, CIP:104878, JCM:11024, 76-300-4545, A211/81, CIPL 7689



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Fastidious Anaerobe agar, 48-72 hours, 37°C, AnO₂

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

(A211/81, 76-300-4545, CIPL 7689) F. N. Guillermet, Institut Pasteur, Lyon in 1979 / H. Beerens, Lille in 1979 / Sinusitus, upper jaw in 1976 / Fusobacterium fusiforme, see also NCTC 11464, listed as Fusobacterium naviforme / Gharbia, S. E. & Shah, H. N. (1990) Lett. appl. Microbiol. 10, 105 / Gharbia, S. E. & Shah, H. N. (1992) Int. J. syst. Bact. 42, 296

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

human, sinusitus upper jaw



Previous Catalogue Name

Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. fusiforme


Extended Bibliography

Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. fusiforme subsp. nov. and Fusobacterium nucleatum subsp. animalis subsp. nov. as additional subspecies within Fusobacterium nucleatum.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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