Listeria monocytogenes (Murray et al. 1926) Pirie 1940
NCAIM Number B.01966
Other Collection Number CIP 78.31, DSM 12464, ATCC 35152, CCM 5576, NCTC 7973
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Depositor University of Horticulture and Food Industry - Andrasi, I.
Isolation source guinea pig / United Kingdom
Isolation Type animal
Restriction Hazard Group 2
Name of Medium NCAIM 0032 - Brain Heart Infusion Agar 37°C
Notes and applications

Proposed type strain: (Jones and Seeliger, Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol., 33, 429, 1983.) Recommended in combination with Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus DSM 12463 as reference strain for CAMP-test. Pine L, et al. Listeria monocytogenes ATCC 35152 and NCTC 7973 contain a nonhemolytic, nonvirulent variant. J. Clin. Microbiol. 25: 2247-2251, 1987. ID checked by 16S sequencing

Literature Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980