Mycobacterium abscessus (Moore and Frerichs) Kusunoki and Ezaki (ATCC® 19977)

Strain Designations: L948 [TMC 1543]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations L948 [TMC 1543]
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® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes
Genome sequenced strain
Name of Depositor P Hauduroy
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- P Hauduroy <-- M Moore

Kusunoki S, Ezaki T. Proposal of Mycobacterium peregrinum sp. nov., nom. rev., and elevation of Mycobacterium chelonae subsp. abscessus (Kubica et al.) to species status: Mycobacterium abscessus comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 42: 240-245, 1992. PubMed: 1581184

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X82235 M.abscessus 16S rRNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M29559 M.chelonei 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Y13910 Mycobacterium abscessus murA and 16S rRNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U86082 Mycobacterium abscessus superoxide dismutase (SOD) gene, partial cds.

Complete Genome (GenBank) : CU458896 Mycobacterium abscessus chromosome, complete sequence.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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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