Culture Collections

Bacteria and Mycoplasmas detail

Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Shigella flexneri

NCTC Number: NCTC 8296
Current Name: Shigella flexneri
Original Strain Reference: DRL 36/52103 A
Other Collection No: D.R.L. 152/65; D.R.L. 36/52103 A; D.R.L. 75/22; 9/49; 103A
Previous Catalogue Name: Shigella flexneri
Type Strain: No
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Antigenic Properties: serovar serotype 4a
Conditions for growth on solid media: nutrient agar,37, facultative anaerobe
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,37, facultative anaerobe
Isolated From: human, faeces
Data: K. P. Carpenter, PHLS Colindale in 1952 / Faeces in 1949
Accession Date: 01/01/1952
Authority: Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (AL)
Depositor: CARPENTER K P
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S2715 (Shigella flexneri Castellani and Chalmers 1919) - Date of change: 5/02/2003
Other: Serotype 4a
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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Available Formats

Ampoule (Bacteria)
Bacterial DNA - 2µg

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