Klebsiella michiganensis (ATCC® BAA-2403)

Strain Designations: W14  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations W14
Isolation Toothbrush holder
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
Type Strain yes
Antibiotic Resistance Tetracycline resistant
Erythromycin resistant
Comments Resistant to copper
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor R Saha
Isolation Toothbrush holder

Saha R, et al. Evaluation of disinfection efficacy of ozone and chlorinated disinfectant against the biofilm of Klebsiella michiganensis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Annals of Microbiol 64(4): 1607-1613, 2017.

Saha R, et al. Klebsiella michiganensis sp. Nov., A New Bacterium Isolated from a Tooth Brush Holder. Curr. Microbiol. 2012 [Epub ahead of print]. PubMed: 23053492

Validation List no. 150. List of new names and new combinations previously effectively, but not validly, published. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 63: 797-798, 2013.

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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