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Morococcus cerebrosus Long et al. (ATCC® 33486)

Strain Designations: UQM 858 [ACM 858, NCTC 11393]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations UQM 858 [ACM 858, NCTC 11393]
Human brain abscess, Australia
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 814: GC Agar/Broth Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor PA Long
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--PA Long<<--G.H.G. Davis <<--- J. Harper
Human brain abscess, Australia

Long PA, et al. Characterization of Morococcus cerebrosus gen. nov., sp. nov. and comparison with Neisseria mucosa. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 31: 294-301, 1981.

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  • 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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