Mycoplasma elephantis Kirchhoff et al. (ATCC® 51980)

Strain Designations: E42  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations E42
Genital tract of female elephant with arthritis
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 243: Mycoplasma medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor H Kirchhoff
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--H Kirchhoff<<--H.W. Clark
Genital tract of female elephant with arthritis

Hill AC, et al. Mycoplasma elephantis sp. nov., a new species from elephants. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 437-441, 1996.

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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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