Escherichia coli (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® BAA-2442)

Strain Designations: O26  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia
Strain Designations O26
Enteric Research
Food testing
Type Strain no
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.

Antigenic Properties Serotype O26
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 no
Antigenic Properties Serotype O26
This strain was confirmed by PCR to carry the eae and stx1 genes (stx1+, stx2-, eae+).
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor J Dyszel, Richter International, Inc.
Chain of Custody
ATCC<--Richter International, Inc.<-- Ohio Department of Agriculture
Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • This item is listed on the Commerce Control List of the U.S. Department of Commerce and is distributed only within the 50 United States. Distribution requires completion of a Customer Acceptance of Responsibility (CAR) for Commerce Control List Biologicals form.
  • 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.
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