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Legionella sp.

Legionella sp.

Catalogue No.

NCTC 13707

Current Name

Legionella sp.

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract agar, 37°C, CO₂, 4 Days

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

Historically though to be a Legionella donaldsonii, although mip identification reports closest match to be Legionella quinlavinii.

Additional Info

Accession Date



Dr. D. Lindsay (Scottish Haemophilus, Legionella, Meningococcus and Pneumococcus Reference Laboratory, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, Scotland, UK)

Isolated From

NCTC does not hold this information. June 1986.


Accessioned into NCTC < Dr. D. Lindsay. Isolated by B. Abraham (Scottish Legionella Reference Laboratory, Scotland, UK)

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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