Mycobacterium avium Chester (ATCC® 700898)

Strain Designations: MAC 101  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations MAC 101
Quality control strain
Susceptibility testing
Standard strain for MAC susceptibility testing
Blood - human, 1983
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
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
Mic (ug/mL): amikacin 8; azithromycin 32; ciprofloxacin 2; clarithromycin 4; ethambutol 8; rifabutin 1
Name of Depositor K Nash
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- K Nash <-- C.B. Inderlied
Blood - human, 1983

Kevin Nash, personal communication

Sensititre™ Mycobacterium Susceptibility. Thermo Scientific™ Sensititre™ Systems, Trek Diagnostic Systems.

Susceptibility Testing of Mycobacteria, Nocardiae, and Other Aerobic Actinomycetes; Approved Standard. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M24-A.

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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