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Providencia stuartii

Providencia stuartii

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11800

Current Name

Providencia stuartii

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

CDC 2896-68

General Info


(Buttiaux et al. 1954) Ewing 1962 (AL)

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC:29914, BCCM:3260, CCUG:14805, CIP:104687, DSM:4539, LMG:3260, CDC 2896-68



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


Glucose: +

Mannose: +

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Arginine deiminase: -

Beta-galactosidase: -

Catalase: +

Lecithinase / alpha: -

Ornithine decarboxylase: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 29914) Type strain / ATCC in 1984 / CDC Atlanta / Colorado State Health Department / Human, 1968 Biogroup 5

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From




Previous Catalogue Name

Providencia stuartii


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 BUTTIAUX (R.), OSTEUX (R.), FRESNOY (R.) and MORIAMEZ (J.), (1954), Les propriétés biochimiques charactéristiques du genre Proteus. Inclusion souhaitable des Providencia dans celui-ci., 375-386 The Tribe Proteae: its nomenclature and taxonomy.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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