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Listeria monocytogenes

Listeria monocytogenes

Catalogue No.

NCTC 4886

Current Name

Listeria monocytogenes

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference

Nurse 1933

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Blood agar, 37°C, Facultative Anaerobe

Biological and Genomic Info


Lactose: -

Raffinose: -

Antigenic Properties

serovar 1a

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Arginine deiminase: -

Gelatinase: -

Lysine decarboxylase: -

Strain Data

(AT-10) E. G. D. Murray in 1936 / Serovar 1/2a

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date






Previous Catalogue Name

Listeria monocytogenes

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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