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Morganella morganii

Morganella morganii

Catalogue No.

NCTC 235

Current Name

Morganella morganii

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

33 M

General Info


(WINSLOW et al. 1919) FULTON 1943

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 25830, ATCC 8076H, CCUG 6328, CIP 103763, CIP A231, DSM 30164, JCM 1672, LMG 7874, NBRC 3848, NCCB 73065, 33 M, M 11, Morgan No.1 Bacillus, NCIB 235, WDCM 00112



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 24 hours, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info


Potassium cyanide: +


Glycerol: +

Lactose: -

Gram Stain Result



Nitrous acid: +

Enzyme Tests

Arginine deiminase: -

Cytochrome C oxidase: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 25830, DSM 30164, NCIB 235) Type strain / Lister Institute, London in 1920 / Summer diarrhoea / Morgans No. 1 Bacillus / Morgan, H. de R. (1906) Br. med. J. i, 208

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

human, summer diarrhoea

Previous Catalogue Name

Morganella morganii



MORGAN H DE R 1906 BR MED J 1 208

Extended Bibliography

1 WINSLOW (C.E.A.), KLIGLER (I.J.) and ROTHBERG (W.), (1919), Studies on the classification of the colon-typhoid group of bacteria with special reference to their fermentative reactions, 429-503, The identity of Bacterium columbensis Castellani, Approved Lists of Bacterial Names,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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