Clostridium difficile (Hall and O'Toole) Prevot (ATCC® 700057)

Strain Designations: VPI 11186 [6]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations VPI 11186 [6]
Susceptibility testing
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.

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 no
Toxinotype tcdA-, tcdB-
Ribotype 038
Binary toxin gene cdtB not amplified by PCR
Medium ATCC® Medium 2107: Modified Reinforced Clostridial Agar/Broth Medium (pre-reduced)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-10% CO2-10% H2
Name of Depositor LV Moore
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- LV Moore <-- H Beerens 6

Methods for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing of Anaerobic Bacteria. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M11-A7.

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

BD GeneOhm Cdiff. BD Becton Dickinson.

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

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  • 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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