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Mycobacterium peregrinum Kusunoki and Ezaki (ATCC® 14467)

Strain Designations: 40 [6020, ATCC 23023, ATCC 23036, TMC 1547]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 40 [6020, ATCC 23023, ATCC 23036, TMC 1547]
Bronchial aspiration of a child, Mexico
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 90: Lowenstein Jenson medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor LF Bojalil
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--LF Bojalil<<--Hospital Infantil, Mexico 6020
Bronchial aspiration of a child, Mexico

J. Bacteriol. 81: 338-345, 1961.

Bojalil LF, et al. Adansonian classification of mycobacteria. J. Gen. Microbiol. 28: 333-346, 1962. PubMed: 13870716

Tsang AY, et al. Antigenic relationships of the Mycobacterium fortuitum-Mycobacterium chelonae complex. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 34: 35-44, 1984.

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

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X92576 M.peregrinum gene for 32 kDa protein (partial).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U86088 Mycobacterium peregrinum superoxide dismutase (SOD) gene, partial cds.

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