Escherichia coli (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® BAA-2189)

Strain Designations: 99-3303  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia
Strain Designations 99-3303
Enteric Research
Food testing
Stool, Virginia
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.

Antigenic Properties Serotype O45:H2
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
Antigenic Properties Serotype O45:H2
Comments This strain was confirmed by PCR to carry the eae and stx1 genes (stx1+, stx2-, eae+).


Depositor-provided information: Shiga toxin +, genotype ipaH-, stx1+, stx2-, eae+, E-hly+

Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor N Strockbine
Stool, Virginia

Nancy A Strockbine, personal communication