Mycoplasma orale (ATCC® 23714)

Strain Designations: CH 19299 [NCTC 10112]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Mycoplasma orale Taylor-Robinson et al.
Strain Designations CH 19299 [NCTC 10112]
Control strain
Media testing
Pharmaceutical and Personal Care
Oropharynx of child, Washington, DC
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety  classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 243: Mycoplasma medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor RG Wittler
Special Collection ATCC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RG Wittler <-- R Purcell <-- D Taylor-Robinson CH 19299 <-- J. Canchola
Oropharynx of child, Washington, DC

Edward DG, Freundt EA. Type strains of species of the order Mycoplasmatales, including designation of neotypes for Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides, Mycoplasma agalactiae subsp. agalactiae, and Mycoplasma arthritidis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 23: 55-61, 1973.

Taylor-Robinson D, et al. A newly identified oral mycoplasma (M. orale) and its relationship to other human mycoplasmas. Am. J. Hyg. 80: 135-148, 1964. PubMed: 14192765

British Pharmacopoeia Commission Tests for microbial contamination. London, UK:British Pharmacopoeia Commission;British Pharmacopoeia Appendix XVI B, 2003

. The Mycoplasmatales and the L-phase of bacteria. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts; 1969.

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

Test for absence of mycoplasmas. London, UK:British Pharmacopoeia Commission;British Pharmacopoeia Appendix XVI (Vet) 3, 2003

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M24659 M. orale ribosomal RNA small subunit.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
Basic Documentation
  1. Alternate media for Medium #243 for Mycoplasma

    The Remel® PPLO broth supports the growth of Mycoplasma species very well. Other sources for similar broths may also be available.

    Date Updated: 10/24/2013