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Helicobacter canadensis Fox et al. (ATCC® 700968)

Strain Designations: NLEP 16143 [98-5491, MIT98-5491]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations NLEP 16143 [98-5491, MIT98-5491]
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
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
Antibiotic Resistance
Resistant to cephalothin
Resistant to nalidixic acid
This strain has been sequenced as a reference genome for the NIH Human Microbiome Project.
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Microaerophilic, 3-5% O2-10% CO2
Name of Depositor JG Fox
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- JG Fox <-- P. Melito, D. Woodward, F. Rogers

Fox JG, et al. Helicobacter canadensis sp. nov. isolated from humans with diarrhea as an example of an emerging pathogen. J. Clin. Microbiol. 38: 2546-2549, 2000. PubMed: 10878041

Validation list no. 84. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSEM. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 52: 3-4, 2002. PubMed: 11837316

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF262037 Helicobacter canadensis 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ABQS01000000 Helicobacter canadensis MIT 98-5491, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

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