Mycoplasma hominis (ATCC® 23114)

Strain Designations: PG21 [H 50, NCTC 10111]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Mycoplasma hominis (Freundt) Edward
Strain Designations PG21 [H 50, NCTC 10111]
Application
Produces arginine deiminase
Isolation
Rectal swab
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Serotype 5
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 5
Medium ATCC® Medium 243: Mycoplasma medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Broth: Aerobic; Agar: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor RG Wittler
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RG Wittler <-- DG ff. Edward PG 21
Isolation
Rectal swab
References

Lin JS. Arginine deiminase of Mycoplasma hominis: cytoplasmic and membrane-associated forms. J. Gen. Microbiol. 132: 1467-1474, 1986. PubMed: 3806049

Sneath PH, Skerman VB. A list of type and reference strains of bacteria. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 16: 1-134, 1966.

Edward DG. A suggested classification and nomenclature for organisms of the pleuropneumonia group. Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 5: 85-93, 1955.

Edward DG, Freundt EA. Type strains of species of the order Mycoplasmatales, including designation of neotypes for Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides, Mycoplasma agalactiae subsp. agalactiae, and Mycoplasma arthritidis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 23: 55-61, 1973.

Edward DG, Freundt EA. The classification and nomenclature of organisms of the pleuropneumonia groups. J. Gen. Microbiol. 14: 197-207, 1956. PubMed: 13306904

Lin JS, Kass EH. Serological reactions of Mycoplasma hominis: differences among mycoplasmacidal, metabolic inhibition, and growth agglutination tests. Infect. Immun. 10: 535-540, 1974. PubMed: 4473426

Lin JS. An antigenic analysis for membranes of Mycoplasma hominis by cross- absorption. J. Gen. Microbiol. 116: 187-193, 1980. PubMed: 6154118

Nicol CS, Edward DG. Role of organisms of the pleuropneumonia group in human genital infections. Br. J. Vener. Dis. 29: 141-150, 1953.

Lin JS, et al. Combined type-specific antisera in the identification of Mycoplasma hominis. J. Infect. Dis. 131: 727-730, 1975. PubMed: 1094075

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M24473 M. hominis 16S ribosomal RNA small subunit.

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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.
Basic Documentation
FAQs
  1. Alternate media for Medium #243 for Mycoplasma

    The Remel® PPLO broth supports the growth of Mycoplasma species very well. Other sources for similar broths may also be available.


    Date Updated: 10/24/2013