Culture Collections

Bacteria and Mycoplasmas detail

Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Clostridium difficile

NCTC Number: NCTC 14167
Current Name: Clostridium difficile
Original Strain Reference: CD196
Type Strain: No
Family: Clostridiaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Fastidious Anaerobe agar, 37C, AnO2, 48 hours
Isolated From: Human; France; 1985
Miscellaneous Sequence Data: Whole Genome Sequence, ENA Accession: FN538970.1
Other Typing Information: PCR ribotype 027
Toxin Status: Produces cytotoxin
Accession Date: 20.07.2018
History: Accessioned into NCTC < N. Kumar
Authority: (Hall and O'Toole 1935) Pr�vot 1938
Depositor: N. Kumar (Wellcome Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, UK)
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with bio-safety 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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