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Legionella cincinnatiensis

Legionella cincinnatiensis

Catalogue No.

NCTC 12438

Current Name

Legionella cincinnatiensis

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract agar (BCYE), 48 hours, 37°C, CO₂ required

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

(ATCC 43753) Type strain / ATCC in 1991 / Human lung tissue, Cincinnati, OH / Thacker, W. L. et al. (1988) J. clin. Microbiol. 26, 418 / Validation List No. 29 (1989) Int. J. syst. Bact. 39, 205

Additional Info

Accession Date


Previous Catalogue Name

Legionella cincinnatiensis


Extended Bibliography

(1989), Validation List no. 29., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 205-206, THACKER (W.L.), BENSON (R.F.), STANECK (J.L.), VINCENT (S.R.), MAYBERRY (W.R.), BRENNER (D.J.) and WILKINSON (H.W.), (1988), Legionella cincinnatiensis sp. nov. isolated from a patient with pneumonia. J. Clin. Microbiol., 1988, 26, 418-420. Validation List no. 29 in IJSEM Online - Effective publication Online, 418-420,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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