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Salmonella sp.

Salmonella sp.

Catalogue No.

NCTC 7297

Current Name

Salmonella sp.

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference

N 178

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 24 hours, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info


Potassium cyanide: +


Sorbitol: +

Antigenic Properties

serovar lohbruegge

Gram Stain Result



Gluconate: -

Enzyme Tests

Arginine deiminase: +

Beta-galactosidase: -

Catalase: +

Fermentation and Gas Production

Mannitol: +

Strain Data

Serotype Lohbruegge / P. R. Edwards, Lexington, Kentucky in 1947 / Fatal case of diarrhoea in an infant / Previously listed as a strain of Salmonella arizonae

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

human, fatal case of diarrhoea in an infant


ISOLATED BY WILCOX K S,US ARMY MEDICAL SCHOOL Name updated to Salmonella species on 28 February 2014

Previous Catalogue Name

Salmonella enterica subsp. houtenae

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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