Culture Collections

Bacteria and Mycoplasmas detail

Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Bordetella pertussis

NCTC Number: NCTC 10910
Current Name: Bordetella pertussis
Original Strain Reference: D 41633
Other Collection No: D 41633
Previous Catalogue Name: Bordetella pertussis
Type Strain: No
Family: Alcaligenaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Antigenic Properties: serovar 1.(2).
Conditions for growth on solid media: CBAR + blood concentration (10%) (Columbia Bartenella), 48 hours, 37°C, requires carbon dioxide
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,37, aerobic
Isolated From: human, child
Whole Genome Sequence:
Data: J. M. Dolby, LIPM in 1973 / PHLS Coventry in 1967 / Serotype 1. (2).
Accession Date: 01/01/1973
Authority: (Bergey et al. 1923) Moreno-Lopez 1952
Depositor: DOLBY J M
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S581 (Bordetella pertussis (Bergey et al. 1923) Moreno-Lopez 1952) - Date of change: 5/02/2003
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country

Additional Information

Note: Links open in a new window


The Culture Collections hold cell cultures, bacteria, fungi and virus strains from worldwide sources. Our scientists ensure that the identification of the cultures is correct and they remain unchanged from when they are first deposited with the Collection. Nevertheless, some of the data we provide about the cultures is supplied by the person depositing the strains and, although we have multiple checking procedures in place, we cannot always verify all their data. Please note that the Culture Collections cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies in the data provided by the depositors.

Cultures supplied by Culture Collections are to be used as controls for microbiology testing and for research purposes only. Please view the Terms & Conditions of Supply for more information.

Contact us if you want to discuss commercial use of the cultures.

Available Formats

Ampoule (Bacteria)

Back to top
Copyright © Public Health England.

Please confirm your country of origin from the list below.