Bacteroides fragilis (Veillon and Zuber) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® 51477)

Strain Designations: HSP 40 [CIP 104785]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations HSP 40 [CIP 104785]
Detection of
Detection of viruses in human sewage-polluted waters
Human peritoneal exudate, Barcelona, Spain
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 no
Medium ATCC® Medium 1490: Modified chopped meat medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor RM Araujo Boira, J Jofre
Human peritoneal exudate, Barcelona, Spain

Tartera C, Jofre J. Bacteriophages active against Bacteroides fragilis in sewage-polluted waters. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 53: 1632-1637, 1987. PubMed: 3662510

Tartera C, et al. Human origin of Bacteroides fragilis bacteriophages present in the environment. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 55: 2696-2701, 1989. PubMed: 2604407

Tartera C, et al. Culture and decontamination methods affecting enumeration of phages infecting Bacteroides fragilis in sewage. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 58: 2670-2673, 1992. PubMed: 1514815

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