Helicobacter hepaticus Fox et al. (ATCC® 51448)

Strain Designations: Hh-2 [CCUG 33637, CIP 104100, LMG 16316]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations Hh-2 [CCUG 33637, CIP 104100, LMG 16316]
SCID/NCr mouse liver
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 frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 1705: Brucella Agar/Broth w/ 5% Defibrinated Sheep Blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Microaerophilic (3-5% O2-10% CO2)
Name of Depositor J Fox
SCID/NCr mouse liver

Fox JG, et al. Helicobacter hepaticus sp. nov., a microaerophilic bacterium isolated from livers and intestinal mucosal scrapings from mice. J. Clin. Microbiol. 32: 1238-1245, 1994. PubMed: 8051250

Cahill RJ, et al. Inflammatory bowel disease: an immunity-mediated condition triggered by bacterial infection with Helicobacter hepaticus. Infect. Immun. 65: 3126-3131, 1997. PubMed: 9234764

Saunders KE, et al. Use of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis to determine genomic diversity in strains of Helicobacter hepaticus from geographically distant locations. J. Clin. Microbiol. 35: 2859-2863, 1997. PubMed: 9350747

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U07574 Helicobacter hepaticus strain Hh-2 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence