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Moraxella (branhamella) caviae

Moraxella (branhamella) caviae

Catalogue No.

NCTC 10293

Current Name

Moraxella (branhamella) caviae

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

G P 11

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Columbia blood agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result



Maltose: -

Salicin: -

Enzyme Tests

Gelatinase: -

Lecithinase / alpha: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 14659) Type strain / M.J. Pelczar Jr., University of Maryland in 1962 / Guinea-pig pharynx / Pelczar, M.J. (1953) J. Bact. 65, 744

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

mammal, guinea-pig pharynx

Previous Catalogue Name

Neisseria caviae



PELCZAR M J 1953 J BACT 65 744

Extended Bibliography

Approved Lists of Bacterial Names,; Neisseria caviae nov. spec, The taxonomy of the genera Moraxella and Neisseria,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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