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Klebsiella pneumoniae

Klebsiella pneumoniae

Catalogue No.

NCTC 13684

Current Name

Klebsiella pneumoniae

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 24-48 hours, O₂, 37°C

Biological and Genomic Info


Capsular type K1

Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

Part of the Murray Collection, a collection of pre-antibiotic era isolates dated 1917-1954. A part of an equivalence group with M371 (translucent variant)

Additional Info

Accession Date



R.E.G. Murray

Isolated From

Fatal case. Pre-1940.


Accessioned into NCTC < Transferred to NCTC c.1980 < R.E.G. Murray < Everitt George Dunn Murray (1964)



AMR/S research.


K.S. Baker et al, The Murray Collection of pre-antibiotic era Enterobacteriacae: a unique research resource, Genome Medicine, 2015 Professor EGD Murray, an appreciation

Extended Bibliography

The Murray collection of pre-antibiotic era Enterobacteriacae: a unique research resource., Conjugative plasmids in bacteria of the 'pre-antibiotic' era.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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