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Listeria monocytogenes

Listeria monocytogenes

Catalogue No.

NCTC 10890

Current Name

Listeria monocytogenes

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference

Li 2482

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Blood agar, 37°C, Facultative Anaerobe

Biological and Genomic Info


Lactose: -

Sorbitol: -


Listeria serovar 7

Antigenic Properties

serovar 7

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Catalase: +

Lecithinase / alpha: -

Strain Data

R. J. Taylor, ARC Compton in 1972 / H. Seeliger, Wurzburg, Germany / J. Bojsen-Moller, Copenhagen, Denmark / Faeces / Serovar 7

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

human, faeces



Previous Catalogue Name

Listeria monocytogenes

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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