Mycobacterium avium Chester (ATCC® 700898)

Strain Designations: MAC 101  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations MAC 101
Quality control strain
Susceptibility testing
Standard strain for MAC susceptibility testing
Blood - human, 1983
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
Mic (ug/mL): amikacin 8; azithromycin 32; ciprofloxacin 2; clarithromycin 4; ethambutol 8; rifabutin 1
Name of Depositor K Nash
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- K Nash <-- C.B. Inderlied
Blood - human, 1983

Kevin Nash, personal communication

Sensititre™ Mycobacterium Susceptibility. Thermo Scientific™ Sensititre™ Systems, Trek Diagnostic Systems.

Susceptibility Testing of Mycobacteria, Nocardiae, and Other Aerobic Actinomycetes; Approved Standard. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M24-A.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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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