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Bacteria Collection: Cardiobacterium valvarum

NCTC Number: NCTC 13294
Current Name: Cardiobacterium valvarum
Other Collection No: ATCC BAA-694; CCUG 48245; MDA3079
Type Strain: Yes
Family: Cardiobacteriaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Chocolate blood agar, 48-72 hours, 37°C, aerobic
Whole Genome Sequence:
16S rRNA Gene Sequence: >gb|AF506987|MDA3079|Cardiobacterium valvarum 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.| gcgtgcttaacacat...
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Ref #: 32930
Author(s): Han,X.Y.;Meltzer,M.C.;Woods,J.T.;Fainstein,V.
Journal: J Clin Microbiol
Title: Endocarditis with ruptured cerebral aneurysm caused by Cardiobacterium valvarum sp. nov
Volume: 42
Page(s): 1590-5
Year: 2004
Keyword(s): Adult Aneurysm, Infected/*complications/microbiology Cardiobacterium/classification/genetics/*isolation & purification Endocarditis, Bacterial/complications/*microbiology Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections/complications/*microbiology Humans Intracranial Aneurysm/*complications Male Rupture, Spontaneous/complications
Remarks: A fastidious gram-negative bacterium was isolated from the blood of a 37-year-old man who had insidious endocarditis with a sudden rupture of a cerebral aneurysm. Characterization of the organism through phylogenetic and phenotypic analyses revealed a novel species of Cardiobacterium, for which the name Cardiobacterium valvarum sp. nov. is proposed. C. valvarum will supplement the current sole species Cardiobacterium hominis, a known cause of endocarditis. Surgeries and antibiotic treatment cured the patient's infection and associated complications. During cardiac surgery, a congenital bicuspid aortic valve was found to be the predisposing factor for his endocarditis.
URL: 15071009
Accession Date: 14/06/2007
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S8764 (Cardiobacterium valvarum han et al. 2004 emend. han and falsen 2005) - Date of change: 31/05/2007
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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