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Listeria seeligeri

Listeria seeligeri

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11289

Current Name

Listeria seeligeri

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Blood agar, 37°C, Facultative Anaerobe

Biological and Genomic Info


Raffinose: -

Antigenic Properties

serovar serovar 6b

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Beta-galactosidase: -

Catalase: +

Lecithinase / alpha: -

Fermentation and Gas Production

Melezitose: +

Strain Data

(SLCC 3423, ATCC 33091) H. Seelinger, Wurzburg in 1979 / Faeces, pregnant woman / Serovar 6b / listed as L. innocua in previous edition

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

human, faeces of pregnant woman



Previous Catalogue Name

Listeria seeligeri

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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