Escherichia coli (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® 700078)

Strain Designations: C Na1(r) [CN, WG5]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia
Strain Designations C Na1(r) [CN, WG5]
Coliphages in water
Detection of bacteriophages
Host strain for detection of somatic coliphages
Water testing
Nalidixic acid-resistant mutant of ATCC 13706
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
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 Nalidixic acid resistant
Medium ATCC® Medium 129: Nutrient agar/stabs/broth with 0.5% NaCl
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor KA Mooijman
Nalidixic acid-resistant mutant of ATCC 13706

Havelaar AH, Hogeboom WM. Factors affecting the enumeration of coliphages in sewage and sewage-polluted waters. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 49: 387-397, 1983. PubMed: 6360041

Water quality--Detection and enumeration of bacteriophages--Part 2:Enumeration of somatic coliphages. Geneva (Switzerland):International Organization for Standardization/ANSI;ISO ISO 10705-2:2000.

Water quality --- Detection and enumeration of bacteriophages --- Part 2: Enumeration of somatic coliphages [BS EN ISO 10705-2:2001]. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS 6068-4.13:2000.

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