Clostridium difficile (Hall and O'Toole) Prevot (ATCC® BAA-2156)

Strain Designations: LBM 0801040  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations LBM 0801040
Application
Quality control of chromID Clostridium difficile agar
Enteric Research
Isolation
Human feces, Cambridge, UK, 2007
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
Genotype Toxinotype: 0
Type Strain no
Comments
Binary toxin gene cdtB not amplified by PCR
Presence of tcdA and tcdB genes confirmed by PCR
Toxinotype 0
Genotype Toxinotype: 0
Name of Depositor N Moss
Isolation
Human feces, Cambridge, UK, 2007
References

Fawley WN, Wilcox MH; on behalf of the Clostridium difficile Ribotyping Network for England and N. Ireland (CDRN). An enhanced DNA fingerprinting service to investigate potential Clostridium difficile infection case clusters sharing the same PCR-ribotype. J. Clin. Microbiol. 49(12): 4333-4337, 2011. PubMed: 21956986

Lemee L, et al. Multiplex PCR targeting tpi (triose phosphate isomerase), tcdA (Toxin A), and tcdB (Toxin B) genes for toxigenic culture of Clostridium difficile. J. Clin. Microbiol. 42(12): 5710-5714, 2004. PubMed: 15583303