Escherichia coli (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® BAA-2452)

Strain Designations: NDM-1  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Escherichia coli
Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia
Strain Designations NDM-1
Multi-drug testing
Enteric research
Quality control strain for chromID Carba medium
Isolation Pakistan
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
Antibiotic Resistance Imipenem resistant
Ertapenem resistant
New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase (NDM-1) positive
blaNDM positive by PCR
Carbepenem-resistant (Imipenem and Ertapenem)
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor S Devantay, BioMerieux
Chain of Custody ATCC <-- S Devantay, bioMerieux <--  Pr J.Perry, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle, UK
Isolation Pakistan
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These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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.
Basic Documentation
Other Documentation
  1. PCR reaction used to verify the strains are bla-NDM positive

    The protocols that we used were provided by the CDC.

    Date Updated: 11/8/2013