Clostridium difficile (Hall and O'Toole) Prevot (ATCC® BAA-1801)

Strain Designations: 3232  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations 3232
Isolation
Belgium
Human feces (adult with diarrhea)
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Comments
Nontoxigenic; Absence of tcdA and tcdB genes confirmed by PCR.
Binary toxin gene cdtB not amplified by PCR
Toxinotype tcdA-, tcdB-
Ribotype 010
Name of Depositor E Tyler
Isolation
Belgium
Human feces (adult with diarrhea)
References

Delmee M, et al. Serogrouping of Clostridium difficile strains by slide agglutination. J. Clin. Microbiol. 21: 323-327, 1985. PubMed: 3980688

Delmee M, et al. Comparison of serogrouping and polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis for typing Clostridium difficile. J. Clin. Microbiol. 24: 991-994, 1986. PubMed: 3782463

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

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