Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica (ex Kauffmann and Edwards) Le Minor and Popoff serovar Agona (ATCC® BAA-707)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Salmonella choleraesuis subsp. choleraesuis (Smith) Weldin serotype Agona
Disinfectant testing
Emerging infectious disease research
Enteric Research
Plant, 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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor LR Beuchat, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
L R Beuchat
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Plant, 1996
Year of Origin 1996

Beuchat LR, et al. Development of a proposed standard method for assessing the efficacy of fresh produce sanitizers. J. Food Prot. 64: 1103-1109, 2001. PubMed: 11510643

Harris LJ, et al. Efficacy and reproducibility of a produce wash in killing Salmonella on the surface of tomatoes assessed with a proposed standard method for produce sanitizers. J. Food Prot. 64: 1477-1482, 2001. PubMed: 11601693

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This strain is one of six Salmonella choleraesuis subsp choleraesuis serotypes [ATCC BAA-707 through ATCC BAA-712] deposited for use in a six-serotype cocktail to test the lethality of fresh fruit and vegetable sanitizers.

Judicial Commission of the Internat. The type species of the genus Salmonella Lignieres 1900 is Salmonella enterica (ex Kauffmann and Edwards 1952) Le Minor and Popoff 1987, with the type strain LT2T, and conservation of the epithet enterica in Salmonella enterica over all earlier epithets that may be applied to this species. Opinion 80. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55: 519-520, 2005. PubMed: 15653929

Tindall BJ, et al. Nomenclature and taxonomy of the genus Salmonella. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 55: 521-524, 2005. PubMed: 15653930

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