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Streptococcus gordonii

Streptococcus gordonii

Catalogue No.

NCTC 7865

Current Name

Streptococcus gordonii

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

ATCC 10558

General Info


Kilian et al. 1989

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 10558, CCUG 25608, CCUG 33482, CCUG 35801, CIP 105258, DSM 6777, JCM 12995, LMG 14518, SK3, Sbe I/II



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


Inulin: +

Lactose: +

Salicin: +


Lancefield Group H

Antigenic Properties

serovar group h

Gram Stain Result



Gluconate: -

Enzyme Tests

Cytochrome C oxidase: -

Lecithinase / alpha: -

Strain Data

Type strain / ATCC in 1949 / Subacute bacterial endocarditis / Type I-II / Hare, R. (1935) p. Path. Bact. 41, 499 / White, J. C. & Niven, C. F. Jr. (1946) J. Bact. 51, 717 / Washburn, M. R. et al. (1946) J. Bact. 51, 723 / Kilian, M. et al. (1989) Int. J. syst. Bact. 39, 471

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

human, sub acute bacterial endocarditis



Previous Catalogue Name

Streptococcus gordonii



HARE R 1935 J.PATH.BACT. 41 499;WHITE J C & NIVEN C F 1946 J.BACT. 51

Extended Bibliography

KILIAN (M.), MIKKELSEN (L.) and HENRICHSEN (J.), (1989), Taxonomic study of viridans streptococci: description of Streptococcus gordonii sp. nov. and emended descriptions of Streptococcus sanguis (White and Niven 1946), Streptococcus oralis (Bridge and Sneath 1982), and Streptococcus mitis (Andrewes and Horder 1906), Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 471-484,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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