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Rhodococcus hoagii

Rhodococcus hoagii

Catalogue No.

NCTC 1621

Current Name

Rhodococcus hoagii

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference


General Info


(Magnusson 1923) Goodfellow and Alderson 1977 (AL)

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 25729, ATCC 6939, CCUG 17758, CCUG 892, CIP 54.72, DSM 20295, DSM 20307, HAMBI 2061, IFO 14956, JCM 1311, JCM 1319, JCM 3209, LMG 18452, NBRC 101255, NRRL B-16538, VKM Ac-953, Foal



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

(ATCC 6939) H. Magnusson, Malmo in 1923 / Abscess of lung, foal in 1922 / Magnusson, H. (1923) Arch. wiss. prakt. Tierheilk. 50, 22 / Magnusson, H. (1938) Vet. Rec. 50, 1459 / Woodroofe, G. M. (1950) Aust. J. exp. Biol. med. Sci. 28, 399 / CAMP test: McLauchlin, J. (1987) J. appl. Bact. 63, 1

Additional Info

Accession Date


Previous Catalogue Name

Rhodococcus equi


Extended Bibliography

Rhodococcus defluvii sp. nov., isolated from wastewater of a bioreactor and formal proposal to reclassify [Corynebacterium hoagii] and Rhodococcus equi as Rhodococcus hoagii comb. nov., Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 64, 755-761. Original article in IJSEM Online, Spezifische infektiose Pneumonie beim Fohlen. Ein neuer Eitererreger beim Pferde. The actinomycete genus Rhodococcus: a home for the "rhodochrous" complex., Approved Lists of Bacterial Names.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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