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Streptococcus anginosus

Streptococcus anginosus

Catalogue No.

NCTC 10713

Current Name

Streptococcus anginosus

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

F68A Havill III

General Info


Andrewes and Horder 1906 emend. Whiley and Beighton 1991

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC:33397, BCCM/LMG:14502, CCUG:27298, CCUG:35776, CIP:102921, DSM:20563, HAMBI:1525, JCM:12993, LMG:14502, F68A Havill III



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Columbia blood agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info


Salicin: +

Sucrose: +


Lancefield Group G, "Bliss Type I", "Ottens & Winkler type I"

Antigenic Properties

serovar group g

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Cytochrome C oxidase: -

Gelatinase: -

Lecithinase / alpha: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 33397, DSM 20563) Type strain / G. Colman, London in 1970 / E. A. Bliss / Bliss, E. A. (1937) J. Bact. 33, 625 / Whiley, R. A. & Beighton, D. (1991) Int. J. syst. Bact. 41, 1

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

not recorded



Previous Catalogue Name

Streptococcus anginosus



BLISS E A 1937 J.BACT. 33 625

Extended Bibliography

Approved Lists of Bacterial Names, A study of the streptococci pathogenic for man. The hemolytic streptococci of human feces. Emended descriptions and recognition of Streptococcus constellatus, Streptococcus intermedius, and Streptococcus anginosus as distinct species.,

Available Formats

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