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Nocardia farcinica

Nocardia farcinica

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11134

Current Name

Nocardia farcinica

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

ATCC 3318

General Info


Trevisan 1889 (AL)

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC:3318, CCUG:10109, CCUG:27778, CCUG:48656, CIP:104775, DSM:43665, IEGM:621, IFO:15532, JCM:3088, NBRC:15532, NRRL:B-2089, DSM:43578, DSM:43257, IMRU 3318, NCIB:12058



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient / Glucose agar, 48-72 hours, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result



D-lactose: -

D-sorbitol: -


Nitric acid: +

Enzyme Tests

Catalase: +

Gelatinase: -

Phenylalanone aminotransferase: -

Strain Data

(IMRU 3318) Type strain / ATCC in 1976 / R. Gordon in 1957

Colony Appearance


Additional Info

Accession Date






Previous Catalogue Name

Nocardia farcinica


Extended Bibliography

Skerman,V.B.D, McGowan,V, Sneath,P.H.A.(ed), (1980), Approved Lists of Bacterial Names, Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 225-420,; TREVISAN (V.), (1889), I. Generi e le Specie delle Batteriacee

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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