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Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Escherichia coli

NCTC Number: NCTC 10418
Current Name: Escherichia coli
Original Strain Reference: MacLeod
Other Collection No: ATCC 10536; CN 6455; DSM 682; MACLEOD; NCIB 8879; PCI 540; WHO 5
Previous Catalogue Name: Escherichia coli
Type Strain: No
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Antigenic Properties: serovar o59:k :h21
Conditions for growth on solid media: Nutrient agar, 24 hours, 37°C, aerobic
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,37, facultative anaerobe
Whole Genome Sequence:
Annotated Genome:
Bibliography: P G & SCHLOSSER M E 1947 J BACT 54 549; WINTERMERE D M ET AL 1957
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Ref #: 1561
Journal: U. S. Pharmacopeia 19th ed.
Year: 1975
Ref #: 1562
Journal: Code of Federal Regulations, Title
Volume: 21
Page(s): Part 436
Year: 1977
Ref #: 737
Title: Handbook of Microbiology Vol.III. Microbial products.
Year: 1973
Ref #: 738
Title: Europäisches Arzneibuch, Band II, amtliche Ausgabe.
Year: 1975
Data: (NCIB 8879, PCI 540, WHO 5, ATCC 10536, CN 6455) E. J. Stokes, London in 1965 / Antibiotic assay and sensitivities / O Rough or 059:K?:H21 / P. G. & Schlosser, M. E. (1947) J. Bact. 54, 549 / Wintermere, D. M. et al. (1957) Antibiotics and Chemotherapy 7, 189 / Bowman, F. W. (1957) Antibiotics and Chemotherapy 7, 639 / Kirshbaum, A. & Arret, B. (1959) Antibiotics and Chemotherapy 9, 613 and 12, 545 / Patent strain, unrestricted
Accession Date: 01/01/1965
History: LONDON
Authority: (Migula 1895) Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (AL)
Depositor: STOKES E J
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S1192 (Escherichia coli (Migula 1895) Castellani and Chalmers 1919) - Date of change: 5/02/2003
Other: ANTIBIOTIC SENSITIVITY TESTS: CONTROL STRAINSA Gram-negative control organism for costilin and polymyxin; it is also used for primary tests of urineANTIBIOTIC (AND OTHER ANTIMICROBIALS) ASSAY, SENSITIVITY, RESISTANCE CONTROL STRAINSAmpicill... acidNeomycinOxy...
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country

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The Culture Collections hold cell cultures, bacteria, fungi and virus strains from worldwide sources. Our scientists ensure that the identification of the cultures is correct and they remain unchanged from when they are first deposited with the Collection. Nevertheless, some of the data we provide about the cultures is supplied by the person depositing the strains and, although we have multiple checking procedures in place, we cannot always verify all their data. Please note that the Culture Collections cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies in the data provided by the depositors.

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