Escherichia coli (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® BAA-1652)

Strain Designations: EH1533  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia
Strain Designations EH1533
Application
Enteric Research
Food testing
Isolation Stool from an outbreak of verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli associated with the consumption of ice cream produced at a farm in Belgium. Isolated by D. Pierard in 2007.
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 O145:H48
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 O145:H48
Comments This strain was confirmed by PCR to carry the eae and stx2 genes (stx1-, stx2+, eae+).
Toxigenic
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor D Pierard
Isolation Stool from an outbreak of verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli associated with the consumption of ice cream produced at a farm in Belgium. Isolated by D. Pierard in 2007.
References

De Schrijver K, et al. Outbreak of verocytotoxin-producing E. coli O145 and O26 infections associated with the consumption of ice cream produced at a farm, Belgium, 2007. Euro. Surveill. 13(7). pii: 8041, 2008. PubMed: 18445416