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Providencia rettgeri

Providencia rettgeri

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11801

Current Name

Providencia rettgeri

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

Brenner 1163

General Info


(Hadley et al. 1918) Brenner et al. 1978 (AL)

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC:29944, BCCM:3259, CCUG:14804, CIP:103182, DSM:4542, JCM:1675, LMG:3259, Brenner 1163



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


L-arabinose: -

Sorbitol: +

Sucrose: -

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Lecithinase / alpha: -

Lysine decarboxylase: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 29844) Type strain / ATCC in 1984 / D. J. Brenner, CDC, Atlanta USA / Unknown source / Biogroup 2a

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date






Previous Catalogue Name

Providencia rettgeri


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,; 1 HADLEY (P.), ELKINS (M.W.) and CALDWELL (D.W.), (1918), The colon-typhoid intermediates as causative agents of disease in birds: 1. The paratyphoid bacteria., 1-216

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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