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Nocardia farcinica

Nocardia farcinica

Catalogue No.

NCTC 1935

Current Name

Nocardia farcinica

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference

Noc I Sumatra

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Glucose agar, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Catalase: +

Cytochrome C oxidase: -

Lecithinase / alpha: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 6864) E. P. Snijders, East Sumatra in 1925 / Rabbit / Nocardia cuniculi

Colony Appearance


Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

mammal, rabbit



Previous Catalogue Name

Nocardia asteroides


Extended Bibliography

Gordon,R.E, Mihm,J.M., (1957), A comparative study of some strains received as nocardiae., J. Bacteriol., 15-27

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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