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Treponema rectale

Treponema rectale

Catalogue No.

NCTC 13848

Current Name

Treponema rectale

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

FAA, 12days, 37°C, AnO₂ atmosphere

Special Growth Conditions

Oral Treponeme Enrichment Broth (OTEB) medium.

Biological and Genomic Info

Gram Stain Result


Additional Info

Accession Date



Gareth J. Staton

Isolated From

Rectum of a Holstein-Friesian cow from a Cheshire farm in the UK


Accessioned into NCTC < G. J. Staton < S. R. Clegg & K. Newbrook (University of Liverpool) < Isolated and identified by N. J. Evans.



Biological Assays, control material for studies of bovine digital dermatitis treponemes.


Staton et al., 2017. Treponema rectale sp. nov., a spirochete isolated from the bovine rectum. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (2017), 67, 2470-2475.

Extended Bibliography

Treponema rectale sp. nov., a spirochete isolated from the bovine rectum., Characterization of Novel Bovine Gastrointestinal Tract TreponemaIsolates and Comparison with Bovine Digital Dermatitis Treponemes.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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