Shigella flexneri Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® 29903)

Strain Designations: 24570  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 24570
Application
Emerging infectious disease
Enteric research
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Serotype 2a
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 2a
Comments
Dna hybridization reference strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor DJ Brenner
References

Corry, JEL, Curtis, GDW and Baird, RM (Eds) Handbook of Culture Media for Food and Water Microbiology. Royal Society of Chemistry, In preparation. ICFMH-WPCM.

ISO/CD 11133:2009, Annex E. Test microorganisms for commonly used culture media (giving information on the culture medium, culture conditions, test microorganisms, culture collection number of test organisms and the expected reactions)

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X96963 S. flexneri 16S rRNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U14468 Shigella flexneri ATCC 29903 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (gnd) gene, partial cds.

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