Planococcus rifietoensis Romano et al.
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2. Using a single tube of #2423 broth (5 to 6 ml), withdraw approximately 0.5 to 1.0 ml with a Pasteur or 1.0 ml pipette. Rehydrate the entire pellet.
3. Aseptically transfer this aliquot back into the broth tube. Mix well.
4. Use several drops of the suspension to inoculate a #2423 agar slant and/or plate.
5. Incubate the tubes and plate at 37oC for 48 hours.
Colonies on # 2423 agar are smooth, entire, convex, opaque and orange.
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cyanobacterial mat, algal mud formed with sulfurous mineral water, at the site named Rifieto, resort of Savignano Irpino [Campania]
. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSEM. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53: 1701-1702, 2003. PubMed: 14657096
Romano I, et al. Planococcus rifietensis sp. nov, isolated from algal mat collected from a sulfurous spring in Campania (Italy) . Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 26: 357-366, 2003. PubMed: 14529178