Rhodococcus equi (Magnusson) Goodfellow and Alderson (ATCC® 6939)

Strain Designations: NCTC 1621 [ATCC 25729, NRRL B-16538]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Corynebacterium equi Magnusson
Strain Designations NCTC 1621 [ATCC 25729, NRRL B-16538]
Application
CAMP test
Examination of dairy products
Quality control strain
Reference material
CAMP test for Listeria monocytogenes
Isolation
Lung abscess of foal
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2
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 yes
Comments
Avirulent, lacks virulence-associated proteins and plasmid
Medium Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCTC <-- H Magnusson
Isolation
Lung abscess of foal
References

Goodfellow M, Alderson G. The actinomycetes-genus Rhodococcus: a home for the "rhodochrous" complex. J. Gen. Microbiol. 100: 99-122, 1977. PubMed: 874450

Takai S, et al. Identification of 15- to 17-kilodalton antigens associated with virulent Rhodococcus equi. J. Clin. Microbiol. 29: 439-443, 1991. PubMed: 2037660

U.S. Food & Drug AdministrationListeria monocytogenes, CAMP testIn: U.S. Food & Drug AdministrationBacteriological analytical manual8th ed.Gaithersburg, MDAOAC Internationalp. 10.09, 1995

Tkachuk-Saad O, Prescott J. Rhodococcus equi plasmids: isolation and partial characterization. J. Clin. Microbiol. 29: 2696-2700, 1991. PubMed: 1757535

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

GP2 MicroPlate. Biolog.

Detection and Enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes in Foods, the CAMP Test. Washington, DC:US Food & Drug Administration;Bacteriological Analytical Manual Online Chapt. 10.F, 2003

Identification of L. monocytogenes colonies from isolation agars. Washington, DC:American Public Health Association;APHA APHA2001-36.52, 2001

Food microbiology. Method 2.15: Examination for specific organisms--Listeria monocytogenes in dairy products. Sydney, NSW, Australia:Standards Australia;Standards Australia AS/NZS 1766.2.15:1998.

Food microbiology. Method 2.16.1:Examination for specific organisms--Food and animal feeding stuffs--Horizontal method for the detection and enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes- Detection method. Sydney, NSW, Australia:Standards Australia;Standards Australia AS/NZS 1766.2.16.1:1998.

Food microbiology. Method 5: Preparation of culture media, diluents and reagents. Sydney, NSW, Australia:Standards Australia;Standards Australia AS 1766.5-1994.

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs--Horizontal method for the detection and enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes--Part 1: Detection method. Geneva (Switzerland):International Organization for Standardization/ANSI;ISO ISO 11290-1:1996.

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs--Horizontal method for the detection and enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes-- Part 2: Enumeration method. Geneva (Switzerland):International Organization for Standardization/ANSI;ISO ISO 11290-2:1998.

Method 5.040: Listeria monocytogenes cultural method. Washington, DC:American Public Health Association;Standard Methods for the Examination of Dairy Products, 17th edition 2004.

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs --- Horizontal method for the detection and enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes --- Part 1: Detection method, Annex B [BS 5763-18:1997]. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN ISO 11290-1:1997.

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs --- Horizontal method for the detection and enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes --- Part 2: Enumeration method, Annex B. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN ISO 11290-2:1998.

ISO/CD 11133:2009, Annex E. Test microorganisms for commonly used culture media (giving information on the culture medium, culture conditions, test microorganisms, culture collection number of test organisms and the expected reactions)

Corry, JEL, Curtis, GDW and Baird, RM (Eds) Handbook of Culture Media for Food and Water Microbiology. Royal Society of Chemistry, In preparation. ICFMH-WPCM.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X80603 R.equi gene for small-subunit ribosomal RNA.

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