Culture Collections

Bacteria and Mycoplasmas detail

Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Legionella sp.

NCTC Number: NCTC 13707
Current Name: Legionella sp.
Original Strain Reference: 86/53784
Type Strain: No
Family: Legionellaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract agar, 37C, CO2, 4 Days
Isolated From: NCTC does not hold this information. June 1986.
Data: Historically though to be a Legionella donaldsonii, although mip identification reports closest match to be Legionella quinlavinii.
Accession Date: 17.08.2015
History: Accessioned into NCTC < Dr. D. Lindsay. Isolated by B. Abraham (Scottish Legionella Reference Laboratory, Scotland, UK)
Depositor: Dr. D. Lindsay (Scottish Haemophilus, Legionella, Meningococcus and Pneumococcus Reference Laboratory, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, Scotland, UK)
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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