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Staphylococcus saprophyticus subsp. saprophyticus

Staphylococcus saprophyticus subsp. saprophyticus

Catalogue No.

NCTC 7292

Current Name

Staphylococcus saprophyticus subsp. saprophyticus

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

S 41

General Info


(Fairbrother 1940) Shaw et al. 1951 (AL)

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 15305, BCRC 10786, CCRC 10786, CCUG 3706, CIP 76.125, DSM 20229, IAM 12452, JCM 2427, LMG 13350, NBRC 102446, NCAIM B.01067, NCCB 73011, NRRL B-14751, MAFF 911473, Staph. albus C & S, CCM 883, NCIB 8711, WDCM 00159, S 41



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


Inositol: -

Mannitol: +

Gram Stain Result



Nitric acid: +

Enzyme Tests

Catalase: +

Cytochrome C oxidase: -

Lecithinase / alpha: -

Strain Data

(NCIB 8711, ATCC 15305, DSM 20229) Type strain / Urine in 1935/ Staphylococcus albus / Cowan, S.T. (1958) J. path. Bact., 46, 31; (1939) 48, 169 / Shaw, C. et al. (1951) J. gen. Microbiol. 5, 1010 / Sneath, P. H. A. & Cowan, S. T. (1958) J. gen. Microbiol. 19, 551

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

human, urine inspected by direct smear



Previous Catalogue Name

Staphylococcus saprophyticus



COWAN S T 1958 J.PATH.BACT. 46 31; SNEATH P H A & COWAN S T 1958 J.

Extended Bibliography

Skerman,V.B.D, McGowan,V, Sneath,P.H.A.(ed), (1980), Approved Lists of Bacterial Names, Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 225-420, ASSOCIATE EDITOR, IJSB, (1996), Notification that new names and new combinations have appeared in volume 46, No. 3, of the IJSB, Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 1191, Coagulase production as a criterion for the classification of the staphylococci Stapyylococci and their classification,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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