Escherichia coli (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® 700840)

Strain Designations: B99BE001161  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia
Strain Designations B99BE001161
Produces shiga toxin
Enteric Research
Food testing
Isolation Human feces, Denton, TX, 1999.
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.

Antigenic Properties Serotype O111:H8
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
Antigenic Properties Serotype O111:H8
Comments This strain was confirmed by PCR to carry the eae, stx1, and stx2 genes (stx1+, stx2+, eae+).

Outbreak at the Denton, TX drill team camp, June 1999.
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor Texas Department of Health
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- Texas Department of Health <-- R Drumgoole
Isolation Human feces, Denton, TX, 1999.

Texas Department of Health, personal communication