Gardnerella vaginalis (Gardner and Dukes) Greenwood and Pickett (ATCC® 14018)

Strain Designations: 594 [NCTC 10287]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Haemophilus vaginalis Gardner and Dukes
Strain Designations 594 [NCTC 10287]
Vaginal secretions
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® yes
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 1685: NYC III medium
ATCC® Medium 70: Casman's medium base with 5% rabbit blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor CD Dukes
Vaginal secretions

Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 12: 76, 1962.

Gardner HL, Dukes CD. Hemophilus vaginalis vaginitis. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 83: 280-289, 1959. PubMed: 13826525

Criswell BS, et al. Haemophilus vaginalis 594, a gram-negative organism?. Can. J. Microbiol. 17: 865-869, 1971. PubMed: 4999344

Gardner HL, Dukes CD. Haemophilus vaginalis vaginitis: a newly defined specific infection previously classified non-specific vaginitis. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 69: 962-976, 1955. PubMed: 14361525

Gardner HL, et al. The prevalence of vaginitis; a study in incidence. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 73: 1080-1085, 1957. PubMed: 13411080

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

Greenwood JR, Pickett MJ. Transfer of Haemophilus vaginalis Gardner and Dukes to a new genus, Gardnerella: G. vaginalis (Gardner and Dukes) comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 170-178, 1980.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110990 Sequence 1723 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M58744 Gardnerella vaginalis 16S ribosomal RNA.

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