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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Arthrobacter cumminsii
Arthrobacter cumminsii
BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood

Arthrobacter cumminsii is Gram stain positive.

Gram Stain:
Arthrobacter cumminsii is aerobic.

Arthrobacter cumminsii is non-motile.

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria (class); Actinobacteridae; Actinomycetales; Micrococcineae; Micrococcaceae; Arthrobacter

Industrial uses or economic implications:
None known

Arthrobacter cumminsii is the most frequently encountered Arthrobacter species in human clinical specimens.

Human health and disease:
Arthrobacter cumminsii is listed as BSL 1 by ATCC, however is frequently isolated from human clinical speciemens. Therefore, the organism should be treated as a potential pathogen.
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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