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Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Escherichia coli

NCTC Number: NCTC 13846
Current Name: Escherichia coli
Original Strain Reference: E2
Other Collection No: DSM 105182
Type Strain: No
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Nutrient agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, aerobic
Isolated From: Human, bacteraemia, blood culture. Greater London, UK, October 2013
Whole Genome Sequence:
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Data: Accessioned following the first worldwide report of transferable colistin resistance
Colistin resistant. MCR-1 positive
Harbours multiple other resistance genes
Accession Date: 06/07/2016
History: Accessioned into NCTC < AMRHAI, Public Health England, Colindale < Isolated
Authority: (MIGULA 1895) Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (AL)
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country

Additional Information

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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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