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HOME > Protocols > Bacterial Species >Bacteroides coagulans
Bacteroides coagulans

BioHazard Level:
2

Growth Temperature:
37oC

Appropriate growth media:
chopped meat media

Respiration:
Bacteroides coagulans is anaerobic.

Gram Stain:
Bacteroides coagulans is Gram stain negative.

Motility:
Bacteroides coagulans is non-motile.

Taxonomic lineage:
Bacteria; Bacteroidetes/Chlorobi group; Bacteroidetes; Bacteroides (class); Bacteroidales; Bacteroidaceae; Bacteroides

Industrial uses or economic implications:
None known

Miscellaneous:

Bacteroides coagulans was first isolated by Eggerth and Gagnon in 1933 from human feces. The original type strain from Bacteroides coagulans has been lost.


Human health and disease:
The current type strain for Bacteroides coagulans was isoated from a perineum scar and should be considered 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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