Mycobacterium avium subsp. avium Chester (ATCC® 15769)

Strain Designations: 1982 [McKee 1]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 1982 [McKee 1]
Application
Testing bactericides
Testing mycobactericides
Isolation
Spleen of a tuberculous hen
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.

Antigenic Properties Serotype 1 RefEngbaek HC, et al. Mycobacterium avium Chester, designation of the neotype strain. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 192-196, 1971.
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
Antigenic Properties Serotype 1 RefEngbaek HC, et al. Mycobacterium avium Chester, designation of the neotype strain. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 192-196, 1971.
Name of Depositor EH Runyon
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- EH Runyon <-- W Feldman
Isolation
Spleen of a tuberculous hen
References

Armstrong AL, et al. Comparative pathogenicity of Mycobacterium avium and Battey bacilli. Am. Rev. Respir. Dis. 95: 20-32, 1967. PubMed: 6015922

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics --- Application of European Standards for chemical disinfectants and antiseptics. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN 14885:2006.

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics - Preservation of test organisms used for the determination of bactericidal, sporicidal and fungicidal activity. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN 12353:2006.

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics --- Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of mycobactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants in the medical area including instrument disinfectants --- Test methods and requirements (phase 2, step 1). London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN 14348:2005.

Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics --- Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of mycobactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics used in the veterinary area --- Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 1). London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN 14204:2004.

Engbaek HC, et al. Mycobacterium avium Chester, designation of the neotype strain. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 192-196, 1971.

Karlson AG, et al. Comparison of the virulence for chickens of lyophilized and of cultured Mycobacterium avium. J. Bacteriol. 93: 1195-1196, 1967. PubMed: 6025425

Ohara N, et al. Analysis of the genes encoding the antigen 85 complex and MPT51 from Mycobacterium avium. Infect. Immun. 65: 3680-3685, 1997. PubMed: 9284137

Chemical disinfectants --- Quantitative carrier test for evaluation of mycobactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants for instruments used in the medical area --- Test method and requirements (phase 2, step 2). London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard Draft BS EN 14563:2002.

Engbaek HC, et al. Mycobacterium avium Chester, designation of the neotype strain. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 192-196, 1971.

Engbaek HC, et al. Mycobacterium avium Chester, designation of the neotype strain. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 192-196, 1971.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X63437 M.avium gene for alpha-antigen.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z33657 M.avium (ATCC 15769) gene for 32kDa protein (partial).

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  • 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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