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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
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.

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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