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

Biosafety  classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

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.
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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