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Streptococcus mitis

Streptococcus mitis

Catalogue No.

NCTC 12261

Current Name

Streptococcus mitis

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

12261 SK 142

General Info


Andrewes & Horder 1906

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC:49456, BCCM/LMG:14557, CCUG:31611, CCUG:35790, CIP:103335, DSM:12643, JCM:12971, LMG:14557, SK 142



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

Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

(ATCC 49456) Proposed type strain/M. Kilian, Aarhus, Denmark in 1989/J. Carlsson/Oral cavity, human/Kilian, M. et al. (1989) Int. J.syst.Bact. 39, 471/Kilian, M. et al. (1989) Int.J.syst.Bact. 39, 498

Additional Info

Accession Date


Previous Catalogue Name

Streptoccous mitis


Extended Bibliography

Replacement of the type strain of Streptococcus mitis. Request for an opinion under Rule 18g., SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE TAXONOMY OF STAPHYLOCOCCI AND STREPTOCOCCI: Minutes of the meeting, 17 September 1990, Osaka, Japan., JUDICIAL OPINION 66: Designation of strain NS 51 (NCTC 12261) in place of strain NCTC 3165 as the type strain of Streptococcus mitis Andrewes and Horder 1906., WAYNE (L.G.): Actions of the Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology on requests for opinions published between January 1985 and July 1993.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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