Neotype strain | definition of neotype strain by Medical dictionary
a strain accepted by international agreement to replace a type strain that is no longer in existence or to serve as the type strain if a type strain was not designated and if no strain exists that can be designated as the type.
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Taxonomic study of the genus Campylobacter and designation of the neotype strain
for the type species, Campylobacter fetus (Smith and Taylor) Sebald and Veron.