Acinetobacter baumannii (ATCC® BAA-1605)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Isolation
Sputum of military personnel returning from Afghanistan entering a Canadian hospital, June 30, 2006
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
Antibiotic Resistance
Resistant to Ceftazidime, Gentamicin, Ticarcillin, Piperacillin, Aztreonam, Cefepime, Ciprofloxacin, Imipenem, and Meropemem.
Sensitive to Amikacin and Tobramycin
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor AE Simor
Isolation
Sputum of military personnel returning from Afghanistan entering a Canadian hospital, June 30, 2006
References

Stuart, T.L., et.al. Acinetobacter baumannii in casualties retuning from Afghanistan. Can J of Infect Control 2007 Fall; 22(3): 152-154.

Tien H.C., et.al. Multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter infections in critically injured Canadian forces soldiers. BMC Infect Dis. 2007 Aug 14;7:95.