Klebsiella pneumoniae (ATCC® BAA-1705)

Strain Designations: ART 2008133 [D-05, 1338]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations ART 2008133 [D-05, 1338]
Modified Hodge Test (MHT) positive control designation
Respiratory research
Multi-drug testing
2007 CAP Survey; 42 year old male, urine
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
Klebsiella pneumoniae Carbapenemase (KPC) positive
blaKPC positive by PCR
Carbapenem-resistant (Imipenem and Ertapenem)
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor JB Patel
2007 CAP Survey; 42 year old male, urine

Performance Standards for Antimicrobial Disk Susceptibility Tests; Approved Standard - 9th Edition. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M2-A9.

Methods for Dilution Antimicrobial Susceptibility Tests for Bacteria that Grow Aerobically; Approved Standard - 7th Edition. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M7-A8.

Anderson KF, et al. Evaluation of methods to identify the Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase in Enterobacteriaceae. J. Clin. Microbiol. 45(8): 2723-2725, 2007. PubMed: 17581941

Yigit H, et al. Novel carbapenem-hydrolyzing beta-lactamase, KPC-1, from a carbapenem-resistant strain of Klebsiella pneumoniae. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 45(4): 1151-1161, 2001. PubMed: 11257029

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Guidance for Control of Infections with Carbapenem-Resistant or Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Acute Care Facilities. MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep. 58(10): 256-260, 2009.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention K. pneumoniae Overview and Lab Testing. Available from: CDC Infection Control in Healthcare

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : FJ665695 Klebsiella pneumoniae strain ATCC BAA-1705 carbapenem-hydrolyzing beta-lactamase (blaKPC-2) gene

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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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