Isolated from human nasopharynx, saliva, and sputum. Spontaneously agglutinates in saline.
- Biosafety Level: 1
- Canada: Containment Level 2 - PHAC Licence required
- Motility: Negative
- Morphology: Cocci in pairs (adjacent sides flattened)
- Gram Reaction: Negative
- Respiration: Aerobic
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This organism is offered as a ready-to-use tube culture, as well as in a freeze-dried culture for longer storage. Freeze-dried organisms come with everything you need to rehydrate and culture the organism when you're ready.
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Caution: While this organism is non-pathogenic, Ward’s recommends that you utilize proper aseptic technique when handling all microorganisms.