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Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Escherichia coli

NCTC Number: NCTC 13562
Current Name: Escherichia coli
Also Known As: Escherichia coli O104:H4
Type Strain: No
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 3
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Antigenic Properties: O104:H4
Conditions for growth on solid media: Nutrient agar, 37°C, Aerobic, 1 day
Special Growth Conditions: No special growth conditions
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Data: STEC / VTEC, Stx1 (-ve), Stx2a (+ve), Eae (-ve), aggR (+ve), Contains EAggEC (enteroaggregative E. coli) virulence plasmid.Ferments Sorbitol. Resistant to Ampicillin, Cefoxitin, Cefotaxime, Cetfazidime, Streptomycin, Tetracycline, Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole and Nalidixic Acid. Produces extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL): CTM-M 15
Accession Date: 13/06/2011
History: < HPA MSD, Colindale STEC / VTEC associated with the 2011 Germany outbreak
Authority: (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers (VP)
Depositor: HPA MSD, Colindale
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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