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Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Streptococcus pneumoniae

NCTC Number: NCTC 12495
Current Name: Streptococcus pneumoniae
Original Strain Reference: MQCL 749
Previous Catalogue Name: Streptococcus pneumoniae
Type Strain: No
Family: Streptococcaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Columbia blood agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, aerobic, requires carbon dioxide
Whole Genome Sequence:
Annotated Genome:
Data: J. Snell, QAL, PHLS Colindale in 1992 / DHI, PHLS Colindale in 1986 / NEQAS specimen 1441 / Positive control for chloramphenicol acetylase production / Resistant to chloramphenicol / Brown, D. F. J. (1991) In Quality Control: Principles and Practice in the Microbiology Lab. p. 47-62. PHLS 1991
Accession Date: 04/02/2003
Authority: (Klein 1884) Chester 1901 (AL)
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S2858 (Streptococcus pneumoniae (klein 1884) chester 1901) - Date of change: 16/06/2007 by NCTCUp to 16/06/2007: ? (NCTC 12495) - Date of change: 04/02/2003
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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