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Mycobacterium africanum Castets et al. (ATCC® 25420)

Strain Designations: Rist 3419 [HB 1703]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 3

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Strain Designations Rist 3419 [HB 1703]
Expectorate from a Senegalese with pulmonary tuberculosis.
Biosafety Level 3

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 frozen
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
Name of Depositor AH Boisvert
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- AH Boisvert <-- P. Castets
Expectorate from a Senegalese with pulmonary tuberculosis.

Rev. Tuberc. Pneumol. 32: 179-184, 1968.

Med. Afr. Noire 16: 321-322, 1969.

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U24502 Mycobacterium africanum 23S rRNA, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L26330 Mycobacterium africanum 16S ribosomal RNA and 23S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : MWXF00000000 Mycobacterium africanum strain ATCC 25420, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

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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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