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Bacteria Collection: Brucella anthropi

NCTC Number: NCTC 12168
Current Name: Brucella anthropi
Original Strain Reference: CIP 82. 115
Other Collection No: ATCC 49188; CCUG24695; CIP 14970; CIP 82.115; CL 350/82; DSMZ 6882; LMG 3331
Previous Catalogue Name: Ochrobactrum anthropi
Type Strain: Yes
Family: Brucellaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Nutrient agar, 24 hours, 37°C, aerobic
Whole Genome Sequence:
Annotated Genome:
Data: (CIP 14970, LMG 3331, CL 350/82) Type strain / B. Holmes, NCTC in 1988 / K. Kersters, LMG / Institut Pasteur, Paris / Holmes, B. et al. (1988) Int. J. syst. Bact. 38, 406
Accession Date: 04/02/2003
Authority: (Holmes et al. 1988) Hördt et al. 2020
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S2196 (Ochrobactrum anthropi holmes et al. 1988) - Date of change: 16/06/2007 by NCTCUp to 16/06/2007: ? (NCTC 12168) - Date of change: 04/02/2003
Comment on Organism Name: In 2020, all species in the genus Ochrobactrum were re-affiliated to the genus Brucella. This change in nomenclature is based on a whole genome phylogenetic tree and doesn’t reflect a recognition that taxa previously considered within the genus Ochrobactrum are similarly pathogenic or harmful as the classical Brucella species, e.g. Brucella melitensis. Please see the ACDP guidelines, NCTC biosafety responsibility statement, and Culture Collections’ terms and conditions of supply.
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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