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Moraxella catarrhalis (Frosch and Kolle) Bovre (ATCC® 43617)

Strain Designations: 1908  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Branhamella catarrhalis (Frosch and Kolle) Catlin
Strain Designations 1908
Produces beta-lactamase BRO-2
Produces beta-lactamases beta-lactamase, lactamase
Susceptibility testing
Transtracheal aspirate from coal miner with chronic bronchitis
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
ATCC® Medium 814: GC Agar/Broth Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor DR Nash
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- DR Nash <-- C Reading <-- G Ninane
Transtracheal aspirate from coal miner with chronic bronchitis

Farmer T, Reading C. beta-Lactamases of Branhamella catarrhalis and their inhibition by clavulanic acid. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 21: 506-508, 1982. PubMed: 6980625

Wallace RJ Jr., et al. BRO beta-lactamases of Branhamella catarrhalis and Moraxella subgenus Moraxella, including evidence for chromosomal beta-lactamase transfer by conjugation in B. catarrhalis, M. nonliquefaciens, and M. lacunata. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 33: 1845-1854, 1989. PubMed: 2514622

Medical microbiology--Susceptibility testing of microbial pathogens to antimicrobial agents -- Part 82: Microdilution; Special requirements for testing of fastidious bacteria. Berlin, Germany:Deutsches Institut fur Normung;DIN DIN 58940-82: 2002, 2002

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z54181 M.catarrhalis bla gene for BRO-2.

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