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Moraxella equi

Moraxella equi

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11012

Current Name

Moraxella equi

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

ATCC 25576

General Info


Hughes and Pugh 1970 (AL)

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 25576, CIP 82.26, DSM 18027, LMG 5130, LMG 5315, 327/72, A327/72, Hug 68



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

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

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

(Hug 68) Type strain / ATCC in 1972 / D. E. Hughes / Equine, eye in 1970

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

mammal, equine eye



Previous Catalogue Name

Moraxella equi


Extended Bibliography

SKERMAN (V.B.D.), McGOWAN (V.) and SNEATH (P.H.A.) (editors), (1980), Approved Lists of Bacterial Names., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 225-420,; HUGHES (D.E.) and PUGH (G.W.), (1970), Isolation and description of a Moraxella from horses with conjunctivitis, 457-462

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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