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Legionella oakridgensis

Legionella oakridgensis

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11531

Current Name

Legionella oakridgensis

Type Strain

Type Strain

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



Nitric acid: -

Enzyme Tests

Catalase: +

Cytochrome C oxidase: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 33761) Type strain / ATCC in 1983 / R. Tyndall / Industrial cooling tower in 1981 / Orrison, L. H. et al. (1983) Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 45, 536

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

industrial cooling tower in 1981



Previous Catalogue Name

Legionella oakridgensis


Extended Bibliography

(1983), Validation List no. 11., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 672-674, ORRISON (L.H.), CHERRY (W.B.), TYNDALL (R.L.), FLIERMANS (C.B.), GOUGH (S.B.), LAMBERT (M.A.), McDOUGAL (L.K.), BIBB (W.F.) and BRENNER (D.J.), (1983), Legionella oakridgensis: unusual new species isolated from cooling tower water., 536-545,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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