Mycobacterium abscessus (Moore and Frerichs) Kusunoki and Ezaki (ATCC® 19977)

Strain Designations: L948 [TMC 1543]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations L948 [TMC 1543]
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes
Genome sequenced strain
Name of Depositor P Hauduroy
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- P Hauduroy <-- M Moore

Kusunoki S, Ezaki T. Proposal of Mycobacterium peregrinum sp. nov., nom. rev., and elevation of Mycobacterium chelonae subsp. abscessus (Kubica et al.) to species status: Mycobacterium abscessus comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 42: 240-245, 1992. PubMed: 1581184

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X82235 M.abscessus 16S rRNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M29559 M.chelonei 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Y13910 Mycobacterium abscessus murA and 16S rRNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U86082 Mycobacterium abscessus superoxide dismutase (SOD) gene, partial cds.

Complete Genome (GenBank) : CU458896 Mycobacterium abscessus chromosome, complete sequence.

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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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