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Escherichia coli

Escherichia coli

Catalogue No.

NCTC 12080

Current Name

Escherichia coli

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Original Strain Reference


Biological and Genomic Info

Antigenic Properties

O157 : H-

Gram Stain Result


Strain Data

VTEC / STEC strain. B. Rowe, CPHL, Colindale in 1986 / Human faeces / Scotland, S. M. et al. (1985) Lancet II, 885 / Serotype 0157:H- / Stx1- Stx2+

Additional Info

Accession Date


Previous Catalogue Name

Escherichia coli


Extended Bibliography

Two distinct toxins active on Vero cells from Escherichia coli O157.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)
  • Bacterial DNA - 2µg

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