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Streptococcus agalactiae

Streptococcus agalactiae

Catalogue No.

NCTC 14906

Current Name

Streptococcus agalactiae

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Columbia blood agar, 37°C, O2, 24 hours

Biological and Genomic Info

Antigenic Properties

Serotype II

Strain Data

This strain is positive for the mre(A) antibiotic resistance gene.

Additional Info

Accession Date



V. Chalker (UK Health Security Agency, Colindale, London, UK)

Isolated From

Human, blood. Portsmouth, UK. 06/01/2015.


Accessioned into the NCTC < V. Chalker and B. Spiller (All Wales Antibiotic Resistance Engagement Unit, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK) < Isolate referred to UKHSA reference services from invasive GBS infection from hospital

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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