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Streptococcus vicugnae

Streptococcus vicugnae

Catalogue No.

NCTC 14341

Current Name

Streptococcus vicugnae

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Columbia blood agar, 37°C, AnO₂, 48 hours

Additional Info

Accession Date



D. Volokhov (US Food and Drug Administration, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, Silver Sping MD, USA)

Isolated From

Domesticated alpaca (Vicugna pacos), rectal swab. Frederick County MD, USA. 2010.


Accessioned into the NCTC < Isolated by D. Volokhov



Volokhov DV et al. Streptococcus vicugnae sp. nov., isolated from faeces of alpacas (Vicugna pacos) and cattle (Bos taurus), Streptococcus zalophi sp. nov., and Streptococcus pacificus sp. nov., isolated from respiratory tract of California sea lions (Zalophus californianus). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2021 May;71(5).

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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