|Etymology:||Genus name: club-shaped bakterium (bacterium means small rod).|
Species epithet: of cystitis.
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Type Strain:||ATCC 29593 = CCUG 28794 = NCTC 11863|
|Macromorphology (smell):||Forms small colonies (1 mm i diameter), which are creamy to pale yellow. Does not give hemolysis in blood agar.|
|Micromorphology:||Rods (0.5-1.3 µm), which appears singly, in pair or as irregular masses.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G+|
|Other Enzymes:||Hippuricase +, urease +|
|Biochemical Tests:||Methyl red-|
|Disease:||Severe hemorrhagic cystitidis
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||176 species and 13 subspecies are described within the genus Corynebacterium. However, not all names have been approved yet and some species have been affiliated to another genus. The genus Corynebacterium is closely related to the genera Mycobacterium, Nocardia, Rhodococcus and Crossiella.|
|Dissertation with bacteriological connection|
On Friday, November 24, at 09:15 Madeleine Moazzami defends her thesis with the title: "Foodborne bacteria in slaughterhouses with focus on cleaning and disinfection". The defense takes place in Lennart Kennes hall, BioCentrum, campus Ultuna. All interested parties are welcome to attend.Published 2023-11-20. Read more...