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Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Catalogue No.

NCTC 10119

Current Name

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference


Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result

Not applicable

Strain Data

(ATCC 15531) Type strain / MRL Colindale in 1967 / L. Hayflick / C. Liu / Human, pneumonia / Liu, C. (1957) J. exp. Med. 106, 455 / Liu, C. et al. (1959) J. exp. Med. 109, 545 / Chanock, R. M. et al. (1962) Proc. natn. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 48, 41 / Chanock, R. M. et al. (1963) Science, 140, 662

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

human, human pneumonia



Previous Catalogue Name

Mycoplasma pneumoniae



LIU C ET AL 1959 J EXP MED 109 545;LIU C 1957 J EXP MED 106 455; CHANOCK R

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, SOMERSON (N.L.), TAYLOR-ROBINSON (D.) and CHANOCK (R.M.), (1963), Hemolysin production as an aid in the identification and quantitation of Eaton agent (Mycoplasma pneumoniae), 122-128

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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