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Varibaculum cambriense

Varibaculum cambriense

Catalogue No.

NCTC 14293

Current Name

Varibaculum cambriense

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference


Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Columbia blood agar, 37°C, AnO₂, 72 hours

Additional Info

Accession Date



Culture Collection, University of Gothenburg (CCUG, Gothenburg, Sweden)

Isolated From

Human (27 year old male), postauricular abscess. London, UK. 1998.


Accessioned into the NCTC < Deposited into the CCUG 06/03/2001 < M. D. Collins (Univeristy of Reading, Reading, UK) < V. Hall (Cardiff, Wales, UK)



Hall V, Collins MD, Lawson PA, Hutson RA, Falsen E, Inganas E, Duerden B. Characterization of some actinomyces-like isolates from human clinical sources: description of Varibaculum cambriensis gen nov, sp nov. J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Feb;41(2):640-4.

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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