Clostridium difficile (Hall and O'Toole) Prevot (ATCC® BAA-1812)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Application
Enteric Research
Isolation
Clinical specimen
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Genotype Toxinotype: XII
Type Strain no
Comments
Presence of tcdA and tcdB genes confirmed by PCR.
Binary toxin gene cdtB not amplified by PCR
Ribotype 024
Toxinotype XII
Genotype Toxinotype: XII
Name of Depositor R Clark
Isolation
Clinical specimen
References

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