Escherichia coli (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® 700840)

Strain Designations: B99BE001161  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia
Strain Designations B99BE001161
Produces shiga toxin
Enteric Research
Food testing
Isolation Human feces, Denton, TX, 1999.
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Serotype O111:H8
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 no
Antigenic Properties Serotype O111:H8
Comments This strain was confirmed by PCR to carry the eae, stx1, and stx2 genes (stx1+, stx2+, eae+).

Outbreak at the Denton, TX drill team camp, June 1999.
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor Texas Department of Health
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- Texas Department of Health <-- R Drumgoole
Isolation Human feces, Denton, TX, 1999.

Texas Department of Health, personal communication