Mycobacterium bovis Karlson and Lessel (ATCC® 19210)

Strain Designations: 18802-887 [NCTC 10772, TMC 410]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 3

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Strain Designations 18802-887 [NCTC 10772, TMC 410]
Granulomatous lesion in a lymph node of a 6-month-old heifer, Texas.
Biosafety Level 3

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 frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 2714: Middlebrook 7H9 Broth w/ ADC Enrichment and 40mM Sodium Pyruvate
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor WD Yoder
Granulomatous lesion in a lymph node of a 6-month-old heifer, Texas.

Karlson AG, Lessel EF. Mycobacterium bovis nom. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 20: 273-282, 1970.

type strain

Runyon EH, et al. Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. bovis and M. microti species descriptions. Zentralbl. Bakteriol., I Abt., Orig. 204: 405-413, 1967.

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

Keating LA, et al. The pyruvate requirement of some members of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex is due to an inactive pyruvate kinase: implications for in vivo growth. Mol. Microbiol. 56(1): 163-174, 2005. PubMed: 15773987

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : A42834 Sequence 166 from Patent WO9503412.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L26327 Mycobacterium bovis 16S ribosomal RNA and 23S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ003103 Mycobacterium bovis DNA sequence flanking the region deleted from bovine strains relative to Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : MWXE00000000 Mycobacterium bovis strain ATCC 19210, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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  • USDA APHIS VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. The Application Form VS 16-3 (Import controlled material import or transport organisms or vectors) must be submitted to USDA APHIS Veterinary Services to obtain the VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit.
  • Customer Acceptance of Responsibility, ATCC Form 62 required for distribution.
  • 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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