Shigella dysenteriae (Shiga) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® 49556)

Strain Designations: CDC 8004-79  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations CDC 8004-79
Emerging infectious disease research
Enteric Research
Human feces, Israel
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.

Antigenic Properties Serotype 13
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serotype 13
Provisional serotype
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor E Sowers
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--E Sowers<<--M. Schmilovitz
Human feces, Israel

Wathen-Grady HG, et al. Characterization of Shigella dysenteriae serotypes 11, 12, and 13. J. Clin. Microbiol. 28: 2580-2584, 1990. PubMed: 1701447

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  • This item is listed on the Commerce Control List of the U.S. Department of Commerce and is distributed only within the 50 United States. Distribution requires completion of a Customer Acceptance of Responsibility (CAR) for Commerce Control List Biologicals form.
  • 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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