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Corynebacterium imitans Funke et al. (ATCC® 700354)

Strain Designations: DMMZ 2023 [CCUG 36877, DSM 44264, NCTC 13015]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations DMMZ 2023 [CCUG 36877, DSM 44264, NCTC 13015]
Isolation
Nasopharyngeal specimen from a 5-month-old Romanian boy, 1996
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes RefFunke G, et al. Corynebacterium imitans sp. nov. isolated from patients with suspected diphtheria. J. Clin. Microbiol. 35: 1978-1983, 1997. PubMed: 9230366
Comments
Does not possess the diphtheria toxin gene
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor G Funke
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--G Funke<<--A. Efstratiou
Isolation
Nasopharyngeal specimen from a 5-month-old Romanian boy, 1996
Year of Origin 1996
References

Funke G, et al. Corynebacterium imitans sp. nov. isolated from patients with suspected diphtheria. J. Clin. Microbiol. 35: 1978-1983, 1997. PubMed: 9230366

Funke G, et al. Corynebacterium imitans sp. nov. isolated from patients with suspected diphtheria. J. Clin. Microbiol. 35: 1978-1983, 1997. PubMed: 9230366

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Y09044 16S rRNA sequence