Nocardia africana Hamid et al. (ATCC® BAA-280)

Strain Designations: DSM 44491  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations DSM 44491
Sputa from patient, Sudan
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)
Medium ATCC® Medium 196: Yeast malt extract agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 28.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor DSMZ
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--DSMZ<<--M. Goodfellow
Sputa from patient, Sudan

Hamid ME, et al. Nocardia africana sp. nov., a new pathogen isolated from patients with pulmonary infections. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39: 625-630, 2001. PubMed: 11158119

. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSEM. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51: 1229, 2001. PubMed: 11491317

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF277198 Nocardia africana 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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