Escherichia coli (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® BAA-1653)

Strain Designations: EH1534  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia
Strain Designations EH1534
Application
Enteric Research
Food testing
Isolation
Stool from an outbreak of verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli associated with consumption of ice cream produced on a farm in Belgium
By D Pierard, 2007
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.

Antigenic Properties Serotype O26:H11
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 no
Antigenic Properties Serotype O26:H11
Comments This strain was confirmed by PCR to carry the eae, stx1, and stx2 genes (stx1+, stx2+, eae+).

Toxigenic 

Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor D Pierard
Isolation
Stool from an outbreak of verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli associated with consumption of ice cream produced on a farm in Belgium
By D Pierard, 2007
References

De Schrijver K, et al. Outbreak of verocytotoxin-producing E. coli O145 and O26 infections associated with the consumption of ice cream produced at a farm, Belgium, 2007. Euro. Surveill. 13(7). pii: 8041, 2008. PubMed: 18445416