Enterobacter cloacae subsp. cloacae (Jordan) Hormaeche and Edwards, subsp. nov. (ATCC® BAA-1143)

Strain Designations: Entb 55M  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Enterobacter cloacae (Jordan) Hormaeche and Edwards
Strain Designations Entb 55M
Control strain
Derived from existing strain, 1982
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor ES Moland, TD Gootz
Special Collection ATCC
Chain of Custody
E S Moland
T D Gootz
Derived from existing strain, 1982
Year of Origin 1982

This strain is a high level producer of chromosomal AmpC beta-lactamase to be used as a control for the AmpC disk test

Gootz TD, et al. Resistance to cefamandole: derepression of beta-lactamases by cefoxitin and mutation in Enterobacter cloacae. J. Infect. Dis. 146: 34-42, 1982. PubMed: 6979593

Gootz TD, Sanders CC. Characterization of beta-lactamase induction in Enterobacter cloacae. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 23: 91-97, 1983. PubMed: 6402977

Werner V, et al. Role of beta-lactamases and outer membrane proteins in multiple beta-lactam resistance of Enterobacter cloacae. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 27: 455-459, 1985. PubMed: 3873897

Korfmann G, Sanders CC. ampG is essential for high-level expression of AmpC beta-lactamase in Enterobacter cloacae. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 33: 1946-1951, 1989. PubMed: 2692514

. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSEM. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 55: 1395-1397, 2005. PubMed: 16014455

. Reassignment of Enterobacter dissolvens to Enterobacter cloacae as E. cloacae subspecies dissolvens comb. nov. and emended description of Enterobacter asburiae and Enterobacter kobei . Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 28: 196-205, 2005. PubMed: 15900966

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