Listeria monocytogenes (Murray et al.) Pirie (ATCC® 35152)

Strain Designations: NCTC 7973  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations NCTC 7973
Quality control strain
Enteric Research
Guinea pig, England
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® no
Type Strain no
Proposed type strain
Non-hemolytic variation
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCTC <-- R.A. Webb
Guinea pig, England

Applied Biosystems, MicroSeq Food Panel.

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.

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)

Jones D, Seeliger HP. Designation of a new type strain for Listeria monocytogenes. Request for an Opinion. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 429, 1983.

Pine L, et al. Listeria monocytogenes ATCC 35152 and NCTC 7973 contain a nonhemolytic, nonvirulent variant. J. Clin. Microbiol. 25: 2247-2251, 1987. PubMed: 3121669

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M58822 Listeria monocytogenes 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X56153 L. monocytogenes gene for 16S ribosomal RNA