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Listeria innocua Seeliger (ATCC® 33090)

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Strain Designations: SLCC 3379 [58/1971, NCTC 11288]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations SLCC 3379 [58/1971, NCTC 11288]
Control Culture
Media testing
Quality control strain
Reference material
Quality control strain for API products
Used as an indicator strain in the CAMP test
Cow brain
Biosafety Level 1

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 6a
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 yes
Antigenic Properties Serotype 6a
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor HP Seeliger
Cow brain

Validation list no. 10. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 438-440, 1983.

U.S. Food & Drug AdministrationListeria monocytogenes: combination of invasion-associated protein (iap) and hemolysin (hly) gene probes -- AD713 In: U.S. Food & Drug Administration Bacteriological analytical manual 8th ed. Gaithersburg, MD. AOAC International pp. 24.18-24.19, 1995

Seeliger HP. Apathogene Listerien: Listeria innocua sp. n. (Seeliger and Schoofs, 1977). Zentralbl. Bakteriol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. Hyg. Abt. I Orig. A249: 487-493, 1981.

Identification of Foodborne Bacterial Pathogens by Gene Probes, Listeria monocytogenes: Combination of Invasion-Associated Protein (iap) and Hemolysin (hly) Gene Probes - AD713. Washington, DC:US Food & Drug Administration;Bacteriological Analytical Manual Online Chapt. 24, 2001

Food microbiology. Method 2.15: Examination for specific organisms--Listeria monocytogenes in dairy products. Sydney, NSW, Australia:Standards Australia;Standards Australia AS/NZS 1766.2.15:1998.

Food microbiology. Method 2.16.1:Examination for specific organisms--Food and animal feeding stuffs--Horizontal method for the detection and enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes- Detection method. Sydney, NSW, Australia:Standards Australia;Standards Australia AS/NZS 1766.2.16.1:1998.

Food microbiology. Method 5: Preparation of culture media, diluents and reagents. Sydney, NSW, Australia:Standards Australia;Standards Australia AS 1766.5-1994.

Applied Biosystems, MicroSeq Food Panel.

Microbiology of food and animal feeding stuffs --- Horizontal method for the detection and enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes --- Part 1: Detection method, Annex B [BS 5763-18:1997]. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN ISO 11290-1:1997.

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.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X92949 L.innocua 23S rRNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : A52874 Sequence 65 from Patent WO9624686.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : A52875 Sequence 66 from Patent WO9624686.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110991 Sequence 1724 from Patent WO0123604.

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Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019