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Sphingobacterium spiritivorum

Sphingobacterium spiritivorum

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11386

Current Name

Sphingobacterium spiritivorum

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

E7288, CL 562/80

General Info


(Holmes et al. 1982) Yabuuchi et al. 1983

Other Collection Numbers

BCCM/LMG:8347, CCUG:13224, CIP:100542, DSM:11722, GIFU:3101, IFO:14948, JCM:1277, JCM:6897, LMG:8347, NBRC:14948, CDC E7288, ATCC:33861, CL 562/80



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 24-48 hours, 30°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info


Mannitol: -

Sucrose: -

Gram Stain Result



Nitric acid: -

Enzyme Tests

Catalase: +

Cytochrome C oxidase: +

Ornithine decarboxylase: -

Strain Data

Type strain / CDC, Atlanta in 1980 / Intra-uterine / Holmes, B. et al. (1981)

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

human, intra-uterine



Previous Catalogue Name

Flavobacterium spiritivorum



HOLMES ET AL 1981 INT J SYST BACT 32 157 165

Extended Bibliography

YABUUCHI (E.), KANEKO (T.), YANO (I.), MOSS (C.W.) and MIYOSHI (N.), (1983), Sphingobacterium gen. nov., Sphingobacterium spiritivorum comb. nov., Sphingobacterium multivorum comb. nov., Sphingobacterium mizutae sp. nov., and Flavobacterium indologenes sp. nov.: glucose-nonfermenting gram-negative rods in CDC groups IIK-2 and IIb., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 580-598, Flavobacterium spiritivorum, a new species isolated from human clinical specimens.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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