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Mycobacterium rhodesiae (Tsukamura et al.) Tsukamura (ATCC® 27024)

Strain Designations: 5295 [02002, NCTC 10779]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 5295 [02002, NCTC 10779]
Sputum from patient with pulmonary disease
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 M Tsukamura
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--M Tsukamura<<--Mpilo Chest Hosp., Rhodesia
Sputum from patient with pulmonary disease

Tsukamura M, et al. Mycobacterium rhodesiae sp. nov. A new species of rapid-growing scotochromogenic mycobacteria. Jpn. J. Microbiol. 15: 407-416, 1971. PubMed: 5316571

Tsukamura M, et al. Numerical analysis of rapidly growing, scotochromogenic mycobacteria, including Mycobacterium obuense sp. nov., nom. rev., Mycobacterium rhodesiae sp. nov., nom. rev., Mycobacterium aichiense sp. nov., nom. rev., Mycobacterium chubuense sp. nov., nom. rev., and Mycobacterium tokaiense sp. nov., nom. rev.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 31: 263-275, 1981.

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U24544 Mycobacterium rhodesiae 23S rRNA, partial sequence.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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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