Vibrio vulnificus (Reichelt et al.) Farmer emend. West et al. (ATCC® BAA-86)

Strain Designations: CDC 9505-95  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations CDC 9505-95
Enteric Research
Waterborne pathogen research
Human blood; Haifa, Israel
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 no
Workers with liver disease or immune deficiencies should take extra precautions. Gloves should be worn to protect against wound infection.
Medium ATCC® Medium 2: Marine agar 2216 or marine broth 2216
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor K Birkhead
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- K Birkhead <-- E Ben-Poratch
Human blood; Haifa, Israel
Year of Origin 1995

Bisharat N, et al. Clinical, epidemiological, and microbiological features of Vibrio vulnificus biogroup 3 causing outbreaks of wound infection and bacteraemia in Israel.. Lancet 354: 1421-1424, 1999. PubMed: 10543668

Karen Birkhead, personal communication

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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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