Acinetobacter baumannii (ATCC® BAA-1605)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Isolation
Sputum of military personnel returning from Afghanistan entering a Canadian hospital, June 30, 2006
Type Strain no
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
Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance
Resistant to Ceftazidime, Gentamicin, Ticarcillin, Piperacillin, Aztreonam, Cefepime, Ciprofloxacin, Imipenem, and Meropemem.
Sensitive to Amikacin and Tobramycin
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor AE Simor
Isolation
Sputum of military personnel returning from Afghanistan entering a Canadian hospital, June 30, 2006
References

Stuart, T.L., et.al. Acinetobacter baumannii in casualties retuning from Afghanistan. Can J of Infect Control 2007 Fall; 22(3): 152-154.

Tien H.C., et.al. Multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter infections in critically injured Canadian forces soldiers. BMC Infect Dis. 2007 Aug 14;7:95.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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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