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Bacteria Collection: Brucella intermedia

NCTC Number: NCTC 12171
Current Name: Brucella intermedia
Original Strain Reference: CNS 2-75
Other Collection No: LMG 3301
Previous Catalogue Name: Deposited as Ochrobactrum anthropi, Ochrobactrum intermedium
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
Isolated From: Blood culture, Institut Pasteur, Paris
Whole Genome Sequence:
Annotated Genome:
16S rRNA Gene Sequence: GenBank/EMBL/DDBJ Acc No. AM114411
Data: (LMG 3301, CL 350/83) B. Holmes, NCTC in 1988 / K. Kersters, LMG / Institut Pasteur, Paris / Blood culture / Holmes, B. et al. (1988) Int. J. syst, Bact. 38, 406
Accession Date: 04/02/2003
Authority: (Velasco et al. 1998) 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 12171) - 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.
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