Klebsiella pneumoniae (ATCC® BAA-1706)

Strain Designations: AIS 2007023 [6179]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations AIS 2007023 [6179]
Application
Modified Hodge Test (HMT) negative control designation
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
Comments
blaKPC negative by PCR
This item is not ideal for individual antibiotic resistance testing. For a culture with a consistent detailed antibiotic pattern, we recommend ordering the Klebsiella pneumoniae QC strains listed in the CLSI manual.
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor JB Patel
References

Performance Standards for Antimicrobial Disk Susceptibility Tests; Approved Standard - 9th Edition. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M2-A9.

Methods for Dilution Antimicrobial Susceptibility Tests for Bacteria that Grow Aerobically; Approved Standard - 7th Edition. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M7-A8.

Anderson KF, et al. Evaluation of methods to identify the Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase in Enterobacteriaceae. J. Clin. Microbiol. 45(8): 2723-2725, 2007. PubMed: 17581941

Yigit H, et al. Novel carbapenem-hydrolyzing beta-lactamase, KPC-1, from a carbapenem-resistant strain of Klebsiella pneumoniae. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 45(4): 1151-1161, 2001. PubMed: 11257029

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Guidance for Control of Infections with Carbapenem-Resistant or Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Acute Care Facilities. MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep. 58(10): 256-260, 2009.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention K. pneumoniae Overview and Lab Testing. Available from: CDC Infection Control in Healthcare

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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