Mycobacterium heidelbergense Haas et al. (ATCC® 51253)

Strain Designations: 2554/91  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 2554/91
Lymph node of child with cervical lymphadenitis, Germany.
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Case report
Medium ATCC® Medium 90: Lowenstein Jenson medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor WH Haas
Lymph node of child with cervical lymphadenitis, Germany.

Haas WH, et al. Cervical lymphadenitis in a child caused by a previously unknown mycobacterium. J. Infect. Dis. 167: 237-240, 1993. PubMed: 7678107

Haas WH, et al. A new agent of mycobacterial lymphadenitis in children: Mycobacterium heidelbergense sp. nov.. J. Clin. Microbiol. 35: 3203-3209, 1997. PubMed: 9399520

Sullivan DJ Jr., et al. Validation list no. 65. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 48: 627, 1998. PubMed: 9776615

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