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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species > Atopobium fossor
Atopobium fossor
BioHazard Level:

Growth Temperature:

Appropriate growth media:
Modified chopped meat medium

Atopobium fossor is anaerobic.

Gram Stain:
Atopobium fossor is Gram stain positive.

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Actinobacteria; Actinobacteria; Coriobacteridae; Coriobacteriales; Coriobacterineae; Coriobacteriaceae; Atopobium

Industrial uses or economic implications:
Not known


The type strain for Atopobium fossor was isolated from a pharyngeal swab from normal horse in Australia.

Human health and disease:
Atopobium fossor is an uncommon cause of disease. Other species of the Atopobium genera are a common cause of bacterial vaginosis.
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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