Clostridium difficile (Hall and O'Toole) Prevot (ATCC® 43596-FZ)

Strain Designations: 545  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 545
Isolation
Feces of patient with pseudomembranous colitis, Belgium.
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Serogroup C
Product Format frozen
Shipping Information Frozen
Preceptrol® no
Genotype Toxinotype: 0
Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serogroup C
Comments
Preparation of Clostridium difficile strain 545 ATCC® 43596-FZ™, frozen for ease of use. Lot specific titers are available upon request.
Toxinotype 0
Ribotype 012
Presence of tcdA and tcdB genes confirmed by PCR.
Toxin B production confirmed by cytotoxicity assay using Vero cells (Cell line # CCL-81).
Binary toxin gene cdtB not amplified by PCR
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
Genotype Toxinotype: 0
Name of Depositor M Delmee
Isolation
Feces of patient with pseudomembranous colitis, Belgium.
References

Delmee M, et al. Serogrouping of Clostridium difficile strains by slide agglutination. J. Clin. Microbiol. 21: 323-327, 1985. PubMed: 3980688

Delmee M, et al. Comparison of serogrouping and polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis for typing Clostridium difficile. J. Clin. Microbiol. 24: 991-994, 1986. PubMed: 3782463

Kink JA, Williams JA. Antibodies to recombinant Clostridium difficile toxins A and B are an effective treatment and prevent relapse of C. difficile-associated disease in a hamster model of infection. Infect. Immun. 66: 2018-2025, 1998. PubMed: 9573084

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

Rupnik, M et al. A novel toxinotyping scheme and correlation of toxinotypes with serogroups of Clostridium difficile isolates. J. Clin. Microbiol. 36(8): 2240-2247, 1998. PubMed: 9665999

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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