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
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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