|Etymology:||Genus name: named after the French veterinarian Edmond Nocard.|
Species epithet: relating to farcy.
|Significance:||[Of minor importance]|
|Type Strain:||ATCC 3318 = CCUG 10109 = CCUG 27778 = CCUG 48656 = NCTC 11134|
|Macromorphology (smell):||Varable colony appearance.|
|Micromorphology:||Partially acid-alcohol-fast rods.|
|Gram +/Gram -:||G+|
|Other Enzymes:||Esculinase +|
|Disease:||Bovine farcy (inflammation in lymph vessels).
|16S rRNA Seq.:|
||About 100 species have been described within genus Nocardia, which is closely related to the following genera: Rhodococcus och Crossiella.|
|"Dear child has many names" (call it what you will...)|
For a long time, Rhodococcus hoagii was referred to Rhodococcus equi on VetBact, because we experienced some resistance to the name that is now considered to be the correct one, i.e. Rhodococcus hoagii. Now you can find the bacterium in question under the correct name in VetBact, but you can also find the bacterium when searching for the old name.Published 2021-10-10. Read more...