Clostridium difficile (Hall and O'Toole) Prevot (ATCC® 51695)

Strain Designations: BDMS 18 AN - PRODUCT SHEET TEST  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations BDMS 18 AN - PRODUCT SHEET TEST
Quality control strain for Clostridium difficile agar
Toxin B production confirmed by cytotoxicity assay using Vero cells (Cell line # CCL-81).
Enteric Research
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
Genotype Toxinotype: 0
Type Strain no
Presence of tcdA and tcdB genes confirmed by PCR
Binary toxin gene cdtB not amplified by PCR
Toxinotype 0
Ribotype 001
Toxin B production confirmed by cytotoxicity assay using Vero cells (Cell line # CCL-81).
Genotype Toxinotype: 0
Name of Depositor Becton Dickinson Microbiology Systems
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- Becton Dickinson Microbiology Systems <-- J Aswell <-- Johns Hopkins Univ. Hosp. Lab

Fawley WN, Wilcox MH; on behalf of the Clostridium difficile Ribotyping Network for England and N. Ireland (CDRN). An enhanced DNA fingerprinting service to investigate potential Clostridium difficile infection case clusters sharing the same PCR-ribotype. J. Clin. Microbiol. 49(12): 4333-4337, 2011. PubMed: 21956986

Lemee L, et al. Multiplex PCR targeting tpi (triose phosphate isomerase), tcdA (Toxin A), and tcdB (Toxin B) genes for toxigenic culture of Clostridium difficile. J. Clin. Microbiol. 42(12): 5710-5714, 2004. PubMed: 15583303

Rupnik, M et al. A novel toxinotyping scheme and correlation of toxinotypes with serogroups of Clostridium difficile isolates. J. Clin. Microbiol. 36(8): 2240-2247, 1998. PubMed: 9665999

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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