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Actinomyces israelii (Kruse) Lachner-Sandoval (ATCC® 12102)

Strain Designations: 277 [CDC W855]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 277 [CDC W855]
Human brain abscess, Rochester, MN
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 1
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 yes
Antigenic Properties Serotype 1
Fa-serotyping and physiology
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor A Howell
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- A Howell <-- L Thompson
Human brain abscess, Rochester, MN

Brock DW, Georg LK. Characterization of Actinomyces israelii serotypes 1 and 2. J. Bacteriol. 97: 589-593, 1969. PubMed: 4886287

Brock DW, Georg LK. Determination and analysis of Actinomyces israelii serotypes by fluorescent-antibody procedures. J. Bacteriol. 97: 581-588, 1969. PubMed: 4886286

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

Slack JM, Gerencser MA. Proposal and description of ATCC 13683 and ATCC 12102 as neotype strains of Actinomyces bovis Harz 1877 and Actinomycess israelii (Kruse) Lachner-Sandoval 1898, respectively. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 26: 85-87, 1976.

Thompson L, Lovestedt SA. An actinomyces-like organism obtained from the human mouth. Proc. Staff Meet. Mayo Clin. 26: 169-175, 1951.

Thompson L. Isolation and comparison of Actionmyces from human and bovine infections. Proc. Staff Meet. Mayo Clin. 25: 81-86, 1950.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF058042 Actinomyces israelii strain ATCC 12102 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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