Granulicatella elegans (Roggenkamp et al.) Collins and Lawson (ATCC® 700633)

Strain Designations: CDC 4067-96 [SS-1509]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Deposited As Abiotrophia elegans Roggenkamp et al.
Strain Designations CDC 4067-96 [SS-1509]
Human sputum
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

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 yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 1511: Vitamin B6 blood agar ATCC Medium 260 with 10.0 mg/L of pyridoxal-HCl
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor RR Facklam
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RR Facklam <-- Oklahoma State Department of Health
Human sputum

Validation list no. 68. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49: 1-3, 1999.

Roggenkamp A, et al. Abiotrophia elegans sp. nov., a possible pathogen in patients with culture-negative endocarditis. J. Clin. Microbiol. 36: 100-104, 1998. PubMed: 9431929

Collins MD, Lawson PA. The genus Abiotrophia (Kawamura et al.) is not monophyletic: proposal of Granulicatella gen. nov., Granulicatella adiacens comb. nov., Granulicatella elegans comb. nov. and Granulicatella balaenopterae comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50: 365-369, 2000. PubMed: 10826824

Richard R Facklam, personal communication