Escherichia coli (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® 43894)

Strain Designations: CDC EDL 932  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia
Strain Designations CDC EDL 932
Application
Media testing
Enteric research
Produces Shiga-like toxin I, Shiga-like toxin II, extracellular polysaccharide exopolysaccharide, and polysaccharide (extracellular)
Isolation
Human feces from outbreak of hemorrhagic colitis, Michigan
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Serotype O157:H7
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 O157:H7
Medium Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor CDC
Isolation
Human feces from outbreak of hemorrhagic colitis, Michigan
References

Junkins AD, Doyle MP. Demonstration of exopolysaccharide production by enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli. Curr. Microbiol. 25: 9-17, 1992. PubMed: 1369498

Kudva IT, et al. Escherichia coli O157:H7 in microbial flora of sheep. J. Clin. Microbiol. 34: 431-433, 1996. PubMed: 8789031

Marques LR, et al. Production of Shiga-like toxin by Escherichia coli. J. Infect. Dis. 154: 338-341, 1986. PubMed: 3522760

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs--Guidelines on preparation and production of culture media-- Part 2: Practical guidelines on performance testing of culture media.. Geneva (Switzerland):International Organization for Standardization/ANSI;ISO ISO 11133-2:2003.

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs --- Guidelines on preparation and production of culture media --- Part 2: Practical guidelines on performance testing of culture media - Annex B: Recommended test microorganisms for commonly used culture media. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard DD CEN ISO/TS 11133:2003.

Wells JG, et al. Laboratory investigation of hemorrhagic colitis outbreaks associated with a rare Escherichia coli serotype. J. Clin. Microbiol. 18: 512-520, 1983. PubMed: 6355145

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