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Aeromonas hydrophila (Chester) Stanier (ATCC® 7966)

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Strain Designations: [CDC 359-60, IAM 12460, NCIB 9240, NCMB 86, NCTC 8049, RH 250]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Proteus ichthyosmius (Hammer) Bergey et al.
Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations [CDC 359-60, IAM 12460, NCIB 9240, NCMB 86, NCTC 8049, RH 250]
Quality control strain
Reference material
Water testing
From tin of milk with a fishy odor
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

Aeromonas hydrophila subsp. hydrophila ATCC 7966, complete genome.

Type Strain yes
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor ML Speck
From tin of milk with a fishy odor

Schubert RH. The taxonomy and nomenclature of the genus Aeromonas Kluyver and van Niel 1936. Part I. Suggestions on the taxonomy and nomenclature of the aerogenic Acromoonas species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 17: 23-37, 1967.

Popoff M, Veron M. A taxonomic study of the Aeromonas hydrophila-Aeromonas punctata group. J. Gen. Microbiol. 94: 11-22, 1976. PubMed: 932684

Schubert RH. Zur taxonomie der Voges-Proskauernegativen "hydrophila--ahnlichen Aeromonaden". Zentralbl. Bakteriol., I Abt., Orig. 193: 482-490, 1964.

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

Stanier RY. A note on the taxonomy of Proteus hydrophilus. J. Bacteriol. 46: 213-214, 1943.

BD Oxi/Ferm II QC Set. BD Becton Dickinson; Oxi/Ferm

Water microbiology. Method 18: Aeromonas by membrane filtration including selected speciation. Sydney, NSW, Australia:Standards Australia;Standards Australia AS/NZS 4276.18:2001.

Aeromonas in Finished Water by Membrane Filtration using Ampicillin-Dextrin Agar with Vancomycin (ADA-V). Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA Method 1605, 2001

ISO/CD 11133:2009, Annex E. Test microorganisms for commonly used culture media (giving information on the culture medium, culture conditions, test microorganisms, culture collection number of test organisms and the expected reactions)

Corry, JEL, Curtis, GDW and Baird, RM (Eds) Handbook of Culture Media for Food and Water Microbiology. Royal Society of Chemistry, In preparation. ICFMH-WPCM.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X60417 Aeromonas sp. 16S rDNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X77263 A.hydrophila lexA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X60410 Aeromonas media 16S rDNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X60415 Aeromonas trota 16S rDNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X60408 Aeromonas caviae 16S rDNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X60409 Aeromonas caviae 16S rDNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X60412 Aeromonas sobria 16S rDNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X60413 Aeromonas jandaei 16S rDNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X60414 Aeromonas veronii 16S rDNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X60416 Aeromonas schubertii 16S rDNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X60411 Aeromonas eucrenophila 16S rDNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X60418 Plesiomonas shigelloides 16S rDNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X60404 Aeromonas hydrophila 16S rRNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X67946 A.hydrophila rrn gene for 23S rRNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111501 Sequence 2234 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111537 Sequence 2270 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M59148 Aeromonas hydrophila 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X74677 A.hydrophila (ATCC 7966T) gene for 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X89456 A.hydrophila DNA for exeF-exeG intergenic region (strain ATCC 7966).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000462 Aeromonas hydrophila subsp. hydrophila ATCC 7966, complete genome.

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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.
Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019