Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae (Migula) Buchanan (ATCC® 19414)

Strain Designations: NCTC 8163 [alpha-P15]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Erysipelothrix insidiosa (Trevisan) Langford and Hansen
Strain Designations NCTC 8163 [alpha-P15]
Quality control strain
Spleen of pig with endocarditis
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® yes
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes
Genome sequencing strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCTC <-- L. Garrod alpha-P15
Spleen of pig with endocarditis

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M23728 E.rhusiopathiae 16S ribosomal RNA small subunit.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB034200 Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : ACLK01000000 Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae ATCC 19414, whole genome shotgun sequencing project.

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.
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