Culture Collections

Bacteria and Mycoplasmas detail

Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Shigella flexneri

NCTC Number: NCTC 1
Current Name: Shigella flexneri
Original Strain Reference: Cable
Type Strain: No
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Isolated From: Reputed first case of dysentery, Flanders in 1914, isolated by W. Broughton-Alcock
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Data: Andrewes, F. W. & Inman, A. C. (1919) Spec. Rep. Ser. Med. Res. Coun. No. 42.
Accession Date: 4/2/2003
Authority: Castellani and Chalmers 1919 [AL]
Depositor: F. W. Andrewes, London in 1920
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S2715 (Shigella flexneri castellani and chalmers 1919) - Date of change: 27/07/2007 by NCTCUp to 27/07/2007: ? (NCTC 1) - Date of change: 27/07/2007
Other: Serotype 2a
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.

Cultures supplied by Culture Collections are to be used as controls for microbiology testing and for research purposes only. Please view the Terms & Conditions of Supply for more information.

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