Culture Collections

Bacteria and Mycoplasmas detail

Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Mycobacterium chelonae

NCTC Number: NCTC 14069
Current Name: Mycobacterium chelonae
Original Strain Reference: E819
Type Strain: No
Family: Mycobacteriaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Lowenstein-Jensen slopes, 30C, O2, 5 days
Isolated From: Endoscope washer, rinse water. Hereford, UK. 07.06.2016.
Data: NCTC reccomended positive control for Ziehl-Neelsen staining and auramine phenol staining
Accession Date: 20.04.2018
History: Accessioned into NCTC < Isolated by G. Smith
Authority: (corrig. Bergey et al. 1923 (Approved Lists 1980) emend. Kim et al. 2017) Gupta et al. 2018
Depositor: G. Smith (Department of Microbiology, Wye Valley NHS Trust, Hereford, 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.

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