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Gardnerella vaginalis (Gardner and Dukes) Greenwood and Pickett (ATCC® 14018)

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Strain Designations: 594 [NCTC 10287]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Haemophilus vaginalis Gardner and Dukes
Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations 594 [NCTC 10287]
Vaginal secretions
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® yes
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 1685: NYC III medium
ATCC® Medium 70: Casman's medium base with 5% rabbit blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor CD Dukes
Vaginal secretions

Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 12: 76, 1962.

Gardner HL, Dukes CD. Hemophilus vaginalis vaginitis. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 83: 280-289, 1959. PubMed: 13826525

Criswell BS, et al. Haemophilus vaginalis 594, a gram-negative organism?. Can. J. Microbiol. 17: 865-869, 1971. PubMed: 4999344

Gardner HL, Dukes CD. Haemophilus vaginalis vaginitis: a newly defined specific infection previously classified non-specific vaginitis. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 69: 962-976, 1955. PubMed: 14361525

Gardner HL, et al. The prevalence of vaginitis; a study in incidence. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 73: 1080-1085, 1957. PubMed: 13411080

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

Greenwood JR, Pickett MJ. Transfer of Haemophilus vaginalis Gardner and Dukes to a new genus, Gardnerella: G. vaginalis (Gardner and Dukes) comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 170-178, 1980.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110990 Sequence 1723 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M58744 Gardnerella vaginalis 16S ribosomal RNA.

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