|NCTC Number:||NCTC 13933|
|Current Name:||Mycobacterium chimaera|
|Original Strain Reference:||HCU 15|
|Hazard Group (ACDP):||2|
|Release Restrictions:||Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety|
|Conditions for growth on solid media:||LJ Slopes, 37C, O2, 6 weeks|
|Isolated From:||Environment; Heater-cooler unit (Marquet HCU 40). UK. August 2015.|
|Data:||Isolated during a multi-national outbreak of Mycobacterium chimaera infections following cardiac surgery.|
|History:||Accessioned into NCTC < Isolated by G. Moore & S. Collins (Public Health England, Porton Down, UK)|
|Authority:||Tortoli et al. 2004|
|Depositor:||G. Moore (Public Health England, Biosafety Air and Water Microbiology Group, Porton Down, 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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