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Tissierella praeacuta

Tissierella praeacuta

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11158

Current Name

Tissierella praeacuta

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

Prevot 3722B

General Info


(Tissier 1908) Collins and Shah 1986

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC:25539, BCCM/LMG:8203, CCUG:27825, DSM:18095, LMG:8203, NCIMB:703038, Prevot 3722B, VPI 0563



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

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

Biological and Genomic Info


Glucose: -

Mannitol: -

Raffinose: -

Gram Stain Result



Nitric acid: -

Enzyme Tests

Gelatinase: +

Lecithinase / alpha: -

Triacylglycero: -

Strain Data

(ATCC 25539, VPI 0563) Type strain / ATCC in 1977 / VPI / A. Prevot / Gangrene

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

human, gangrene



Previous Catalogue Name

Bacteroides praeacutus


Extended Bibliography

Reclassification of Bacteroides praeacutus Tissier (Holdeman and Moore) in a new genus, Tissierella, as Tissierella praeacuta comb. nov.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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