|Original Strain Reference:
|Other Collection No:
ATCC 25408; CIP 82.88; DSM 4596
|Previous Catalogue Name:
LEVINEA MALONATICA, FREDERIKSEN, 1970;CITROBACTER FREUNDII, (BRAAK
|Hazard Group (ACDP):
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|Conditions for growth on solid media:
Nutrient agar, 24 hours, 37°C, aerobic
|Conditions for growth on liquid media:
nutrient broth,37, facultative anaerobe
|Whole Genome Sequence:
|16S rRNA Gene Sequence:
>gb|EF059858|E639| ATCC 25408|Citrobacter koseri strain E639 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partialsequence.| acacatgcaagtcga... >gb|AY579156|ATCC 25408|Citrobacter koseri strain ATCC 25408 16S ribosomal RNA gene,partial sequence.| tggagagtttgatcc...
YOUNG V M ET AL 1971 INT J SYST BACT 21 58
||BMC Evol Biol
||The taxonomy of Enterobacter sakazakii: proposal of a new genus Cronobacter gen. nov. and descriptions of Cronobacter sakazakii comb. nov. Cronobacter sakazakii subsp. sakazakii, comb. nov., Cronobacter sakazakii subsp. malonaticus subsp. nov., Cronobacter turicensis sp. nov., Cronobacter muytjensii sp. nov., Cronobacter dublinensis sp. nov. and Cronobacter genomospecies 1
Molecular Sequence Data
RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics
||BACKGROUND: Enterobacter sakazakii is an opportunistic pathogen that can cause infections such as necrotizing enterocolitis, bacteraemia, meningitis and brain abscess/lesions. When the species was defined in 1980, 15 biogroups were described and it was suggested that these could represent multiple species. In this study the taxonomic relationship of strains described as E. sakazakii was further investigated. RESULTS: Strains identified as E. sakazakii were divided into separate groups on the basis of f-AFLP fingerprints, ribopatterns and full-length 16S rRNA gene sequences. DNA-DNA hybridizations revealed five genomospecies. The phenotypic profiles of the genomospecies were determined and biochemical markers identified. CONCLUSION: This study clarifies the taxonomy of E. sakazakii and proposes a reclassification of these organisms.
||Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.
||Approved Lists of Bacterial Names.
V.M. Young, Baltimore in 1971 / Type strain for Levinea malonatica / Throat / Young, V. M. et al. (1971) Int. J. syst. Bact. 21, 58
Frederiksen 1970 (AL)
YOUNG V M
TaxLink: S801 (Citrobacter koseri Frederiksen 1970) - Date of change: 5/02/2003
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