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Klebsiella pneumoniae subsp. pneumoniae (Schroeter) Trevisan (ATCC® 13883)

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Strain Designations: NCTC 9633 [NCDC 298-53, NCDC 410-68]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations NCTC 9633 [NCDC 298-53, NCDC 410-68]
Assay of antimicrobial preservatives
Bacterial resistance testing adhesives
Bioresistance testing
Media testing
Quality control strain
Quality control strain for Abbott, API and bioMerieux Vitek, IDS, and Sensititre products
This strain is recommended by ATCC for use in the tests described in ASTM Standard Test Methods D4783-89 and E979-91 where only the taxon is specified.
Food testing
Respiratory research
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 Type 3
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® yes
Type Strain yes
Antigenic Properties Type 3
Also available as a component of ATCC GNI+ Organism set, 20-1001K.
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCTC <-- NCDC 298-53

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

Listeria species -- Biochemical Identification Method (Vitek GPI and GNI+). Gaithersburg, MD:AOAC International;AOAC "Official Methods of Analysis of the AOAC International" 992.19.

Standard Practice for Evaluating Water-Miscible Metalworking Fluid Bioresistance and Antimicrobial Pesticide. West Conshohocken, PA:ASTM International;ASTM Standard Test Method E 2275-03E01.

RapID™ SS/u QC Set. Remel™.

ISO/CD 11133:2009, Annex E. Test microorganisms for commonly used culture media (giving information on the culture medium, culture conditions, test microorganisms, culture collection number of test organisms and the expected reactions)

Corry, JEL, Curtis, GDW and Baird, RM (Eds) Handbook of Culture Media for Food and Water Microbiology. Royal Society of Chemistry, In preparation. ICFMH-WPCM.

Cowan ST, et al. A classification of the Klebsiella group. J. Gen. Microbiol. 23: 601-612, 1960. PubMed: 13696095

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X87284 K.pneumoniae 23S rRNA gene, ATCC 13883 T.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Y11487 K.pneumoniae ribosomal RNA, strain ATCC13883.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109584 Sequence 317 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111035 Sequence 1768 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111049 Sequence 1782 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111221 Sequence 1954 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111487 Sequence 2220 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111508 Sequence 2241 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111528 Sequence 2261 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF190857 Klebsiella pneumoniae cloacin operon, complete sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U67169 Klebsiella pneumoniae flavodoxin (fldA) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF038432 Klebsiella pneumoniae DNA gyrase A (gyrA) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF052258 Klebsiella pneumoniae DNA gyrase A (gyrA) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U77444 Klebsiella pneumoniae RNA polymerase beta-subunit (rpoB) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U14463 Klebsiella pneumoniae ATCC 13883 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (gnd) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M66869 Klebsiella pneumoniae (ATCC 13883) glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L23871 Klebsiella pneumonia flavodoxin (fldA) gene, partial cds, ferric uptake regulation (fur) gene, complete cds, and citrate transport protein (citA) gene, partial cds.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019