Clostridium difficile (Hall and O'Toole) Prevot (ATCC® BAA-1382-FZ)

Strain Designations: 630  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 630
Isolation
Clinical isolate
Switzerland
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format frozen
Shipping Information Frozen
Preceptrol® no
Genotype Toxinotype: 0
Type Strain no
Comments
Preparation of Clostridium difficile strain 630 ATCC® BAA-1382-FZ™, frozen for ease of use. Lot specific titers are available upon request.
Toxinotype 0
Ribotype 012
Presence of tcdA and tcdB genes confirmed by PCR.
Binary toxin gene cdtB not amplified by PCR
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 2107: Modified Reinforced Clostridial Agar/Broth Medium (pre-reduced)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic gas mixture 80% N2 -10% CO2 -10% H2
Genotype Toxinotype: 0
Name of Depositor B Wren, H Maschler
Isolation
Clinical isolate
Switzerland
References

Wust Jurg, et al. Investigation of an Outbreak of Antibiotic-Associated Colitis by Various Typing Methods. J. Clin. Microbiol. 16: 1096-1101, 1982.

Sebaihia Mohammed. The multidrug-resistant human pathogen Clostridium difficile has a highly mobile, mosaic genome. Nat. Genet. 38: 779-786, 2006.

Lemee L, et al. Multiplex PCR targeting tpi (triose phosphate isomerase), tcdA (Toxin A), and tcdB (Toxin B) genes for toxigenic culture of Clostridium difficile. J. Clin. Microbiol. 42(12): 5710-5714, 2004. PubMed: 15583303

Rupnik, M et al. A novel toxinotyping scheme and correlation of toxinotypes with serogroups of Clostridium difficile isolates. J. Clin. Microbiol. 36(8): 2240-2247, 1998. PubMed: 9665999

Fawley WN, Wilcox MH; on behalf of the Clostridium difficile Ribotyping Network for England and N. Ireland (CDRN). An enhanced DNA fingerprinting service to investigate potential Clostridium difficile infection case clusters sharing the same PCR-ribotype. J. Clin. Microbiol. 49(12): 4333-4337, 2011. PubMed: 21956986

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