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Tatumella ptyseos

Tatumella ptyseos

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11468

Current Name

Tatumella ptyseos

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

CL 415/81

General Info


Hollis et al. 1982

Other Collection Numbers

CL 415/81, ATCC 33301, CDC D6168, CDC 9591-78, CCUG 14188, CIP 81.97, DSM 5000, LMG 7888



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 4 days, 22°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info


Galactose: +

Inositol: -

Sorbitol: -

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Lysine decarboxylase: -

Ornithine decarboxylase: -

Strain Data

Type strain (ATCC 33301; CDC D6168; CDC 9591-78) CDC, Atlanta / Sputum / Hollis, D. G. et al. (1981) J. clin. Micro. 14, 79

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From




Previous Catalogue Name

Tatumella ptyseos


Extended Bibliography

(1982), Validation List no. 8., Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 266-268, HOLLIS (D.G.), HICKMAN (F.W.), FANNING (G.R.), FARMER III (J.J.), WEAVER (R.E.) and BRENNER (D.J.), (1981), Tatumella ptyseos gen. nov., sp. nov., a member of the family Enterobacteriaceae found in clinical specimens., 79-88,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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