Clostridium difficile (Hall and O'Toole) Prevot (ATCC® 700057)

Strain Designations: VPI 11186 [6]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations VPI 11186 [6]
Application
Susceptibility testing
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
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
Comments
Toxinotype tcdA-, tcdB-
Ribotype 038
Binary toxin gene cdtB not amplified by PCR
Nontoxigenic
Medium ATCC® Medium 2107: Modified Reinforced Clostridial Agar/Broth Medium (pre-reduced)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-10% CO2-10% H2
Name of Depositor LV Moore
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- LV Moore <-- H Beerens 6
References

Methods for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing of Anaerobic Bacteria. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M11-A7.

Lemee L, et al. Multiplex PCR targeting tpi (triose phosphate isomerase), tcdA (Toxin A), and tcdB (Toxin B) genes for toxigenic culture of Clostridium difficile. J. Clin. Microbiol. 42(12): 5710-5714, 2004. PubMed: 15583303

BD GeneOhm Cdiff. BD Becton Dickinson.

Fawley WN, Wilcox MH; on behalf of the Clostridium difficile Ribotyping Network for England and N. Ireland (CDRN). An enhanced DNA fingerprinting service to investigate potential Clostridium difficile infection case clusters sharing the same PCR-ribotype. J. Clin. Microbiol. 49(12): 4333-4337, 2011. PubMed: 21956986

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