Clostridium histolyticum (Weinberg and Seguin) Bergey et al. (ATCC® 19401)

Strain Designations: NCTC 503  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations NCTC 503
Application
Quality control strain
Control strain for anaerobe identification
Quality control strain for API products
Isolation
Gas gangrene
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
Medium Medium 2107: Modified Reinforced Clostridial Agar/Broth Medium (pre-reduced)
Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture, 80% N2-10% CO2-10% H2
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCT <-- M Robertson <-- M Weinberg
Isolation
Gas gangrene
References

US General Services Administration Test kit, anaerobe identification. Washington, DC:US General Services Administration;Commercial Item Description A-A-51238, 1985

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110033 Sequence 766 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M59094 Clostridium histolyticum 16S ribosomal RNA.