Aerococcus viridans Williams et al. (ATCC® 10400)

Strain Designations: [ICPB 4308]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Gaffkya homari Hitchner and Snieszko
Strain Designations [ICPB 4308]
Enterococco detection
Quality control strain
Water testing
Septicemia in lobster, Maine
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 433: Tomato Juice Broth/Agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor ER Hitchner
Septicemia in lobster, Maine

J. Bacteriol. 54: 47, 1947.

Deibel RH, Niven CF Jr.. Comparative study of Gaffkya homari, Aerococcus viridans, tetrad-forming cocci from meat curing brines and the genus Pediococcus. J. Bacteriol. 79: 175-180, 1960. PubMed: 13815447

Kocur M, Martinec T. Proposal for the rejection of the bacterial generic name Gaffkya. Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 15: 177-179, 1965.

Enterolert-E. IDEXX.

Standard Test Method for Enterococci in Water Using Enterolert. West Conshohocken, PA:ASTM International;ASTM Standard Test Method D 6503-99 (Reapproved 2005).

Enterolert QC Set. IDEXX.

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