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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Arthrobacter woluwensis
Arthrobacter woluwensis

BioHazard Level:
1

Growth Temperature:
37oC

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

Respiration:
Arthrobacter woluwensis is Gram stain positive.

Gram Stain:
Arthrobacter woluwensis is aerobic.

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

Industrial uses or economic implications:
None known

Miscellaneous:
The type strain for Arthrobacter woluwensis was isolated from human blood of a patient in Belgium.

Human health and disease:
Although ATCC lists Arthrobacter woluwensis as BSL 1 there are literature reports as isolation of Arthrobacter woluwensis from patients. Therefore this bacterium should be handled 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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