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Streptobacillus moniliformis

Streptobacillus moniliformis

Catalogue No.

NCTC 10651

Current Name

Streptobacillus moniliformis

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

ATCC 14647

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 37°C, Facultative Anaerobe

Biological and Genomic Info


Galactitol: -

Mannitol: -

Sucrose: -

Gram Stain Result



Nitric acid: -

Enzyme Tests

Lecithinase / alpha: -

Phenylalanone aminotransferase: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 14647) Type strain / ATCC in 1968 / C. H. Pierce-Chase / L. Dienes / Rat bite fever

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

human, human case of rat bite fever



Previous Catalogue Name

Streptobacillus moniliformis


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, LEVADITI (C.), NICOLAU (S.) and POINCLOUX (P.), (1925), Sur le rôle étiologique de Streptobacillus moniliformis (nov. spec.) dans l'érythème polymorphe aigu septicémique., 1188-1190 Streptobacillus hongkongensis sp. nov., isolated from patients with quinsy and septic arthritis, and emended descriptions of the genus Streptobacillus and Streptobacillus moniliformis., Streptobacillus felis sp. nov., isolated from a cat with pneumonia, and emended descriptions of the genus Streptobacillus and of Streptobacillus moniliformis.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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