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Legionella tucsonensis

Legionella tucsonensis

Catalogue No.

NCTC 12439

Current Name

Legionella tucsonensis

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 49180) Type strain / ATCC in 1991 / Pleural fluid from renal transplant patient, Tucson, AZ / Thacker, W. L. et al. (1988) J. clin. Microbiol. 27, 1831 / Validation List No. 32 (1990) Int. J. syst. Bact. 40, 105

Additional Info

Accession Date


Previous Catalogue Name

Legionella tucsonensis


Extended Bibliography

(1990), Validation List no. 32., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 105-106, THACKER (W.L.), BENSON (R.F.), SCHIFMAN (R.B.), PUGH (E.), STEIGERWALT (A.G.), MAYBERRY (W.R.), BRENNER (D.J.) and WILKINSON (H.W.), (1989), Legionella tucsonensis sp. nov. isolated from a renal transplant recipient., 1831-1834,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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