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Serratia entomophila Grimont et al. (ATCC® 43705)

Strain Designations: CIP 102919 [A1]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations CIP 102919 [A1]
Isolation Insect, diseased grass grub larva (Costelytra zealandica), New Zealand
Biosafety Level 1

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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic 
Name of Depositor PA Grimont
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- PA Grimont <-- TA Jackson A1
Isolation Insect, diseased grass grub larva (Costelytra zealandica), New Zealand

Grimont PA, et al. Serratia entomophila sp. nov. associated with amber disease in the new Zealand grass grub Costelytra zealandica. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 38: 1-6, 1988.

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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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