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Bacteria Collection: Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae

NCTC Number: NCTC 11383
Current Name: Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae
Original Strain Reference: K17
Other Collection No: K17
Previous Catalogue Name: Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae
Other Names: Haemophilus pleuropneumoniae
Type Strain: No
Family: Pasteurellaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Chocolate blood agar, 48 hours, 37°C, requires carbon dioxide
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,37, facultative anaerobe
Isolated From: mammal, arthritis in lamb 1959
Whole Genome Sequence:
Data: E. L. Biberstein, University of California, in 1980 / Arthritis, lamb / Kilian, M. et al. (1978) Int. J. syst. Bact. 28, 20
Accession Date: 01/01/1980
Authority: (Shope 1964) Pohl et al. 1983
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S84 (Haemophilus pleuropneumoniae) - 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

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