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Escherichia coli

Escherichia coli

Catalogue No.

NCTC 14320

Current Name

Escherichia coli

Type Strain

Reference Strain

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Nutrient agar, 37°C, O₂, 24 hours

Biological and Genomic Info

Strain Data

Carbapenem resistant strain carrying blaIMP metallo-carbapenemase gene, blaKPC non-metallo-carbapenemase gene and blaOXA-48-like non-metallo-carbapenemase gene.

Additional Info

Accession Date



K. Hopkins (Antimicrobial Resistance & Mechanisms Service, Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections Unit, Public Health England, Colindale, London, UK)

Isolated From

Human (infection), sputum. Luton, UK. 23.03.2018.


Accessioned into NCTC < K. Hopkins & Public Health England < Isolated by Luton & Dunstable Hospital Microbiology Laboratory (Luton, UK)



Positive control for the detection of IMP, KPC and OXA-48-like carbapenemases.

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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