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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Abiotrophia defectiva
Abiotrophia defectiva
BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:
37oC (5% CO2)

Appropriate growth media:
Abiotrophia media

Gram Stain:
Abiotrophia defectiva is Gram stain positive

Abiotrophia defectiva is anaerobic

Abiotrophia defectiva is non-motile

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Firmicutes; Bacilli; Lactobacillales; Aerococcaceae; Abiotrophia

Industrial uses or economic implications:
None known

Synonym: Streptococcus defectivus

Human health and disease:
In rare occasions Abiotrophia defectiva can cause infective endocarditis.
Disclaimer: This information is presented as is. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, please check current reference material prior to growth or handling of microorganisms.

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