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Mycobacterium avium subsp. avium Chester (ATCC® 25291)

Strain Designations: Vet. 1387 [SSC 1336, TMC 724]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations Vet. 1387 [SSC 1336, TMC 724]
Liver of diseased hen
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.

Antigenic Properties Serotype 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
Antigenic Properties Serotype 2
Name of Depositor HC Engbaek
Liver of diseased hen

Engbaek HC, et al. Mycobacterium avium Chester, designation of the neotype strain. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 21: 192-196, 1971.

Wong DK, et al. Characterization of exochelins of Mycobacterium avium: evidence for saturated and unsaturated and for acid and ester forms. J. Bacteriol. 178: 6394-6398, 1996. PubMed: 8892850

Wayne LG, et al. Semantide- and chemotaxonomy-based analyses of some problematic phenotypic clusters of slowly growing mycobacteria, a cooperative study of the international working group on mycobacterial taxonomy. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 280-297, 1996. PubMed: 8573508

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111530 Sequence 2263 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF071828 Mycobacterium avium subsp. avium 10 kD heat shock protein (groES) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF152394 Mycobacterium avium beta-lactamase-like protein (bllp) and F420-dependent glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (fgd) genes, complete cds; and unknown gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X81384 M.avium partial SOD gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X80120 Mycobacterium avium rpsL gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111489 Sequence 2222 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111510 Sequence 2243 from Patent WO0123604.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • USDA APHIS VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. The Application Form VS 16-3 (Import controlled material import or transport organisms or vectors) must be submitted to USDA APHIS Veterinary Services to obtain the VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit.
  • 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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