Mycobacterium pinnipedii Cousins et al. (ATCC® BAA-688)

Strain Designations: 6482 [Au-2, NCTC 13288]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 3

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Strain Designations 6482 [Au-2, NCTC 13288]
Isolation
Clinical specimen - animal, Australia, 1986
Biosafety Level 3

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 frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Yes

Type Strain yes RefCousins DV, et al. Tuberculosis in seals caused by a novel member of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex: Mycobacterium pinnipedii sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53: 1305-1314, 2003. PubMed: 13130011
Name of Depositor DV Cousins
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Chain of Custody
W R Butler
D V Cousins
Isolation
Clinical specimen - animal, Australia, 1986
Year of Origin 1986
References

lung, captive New Zealand fur seal

Cousins DV, et al. Tuberculosis in seals caused by a novel member of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex: Mycobacterium pinnipedii sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53: 1305-1314, 2003. PubMed: 13130011

Cousins DV, et al. Tuberculosis in captive seals: bacteriological studies on an isolate belonging to the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. Res. Vet. Sci. 48: 196-200, 1990. PubMed: 2110376

Cousins DV, et al. Tuberculosis in wild seals and characterisation of the seal bacillus. Aust. Vet. J. 70: 92-97, 1993. PubMed: 8097394

Forshaw D, Phelps GR. Tuberculosis in a captive colony of pinnipeds. J. Wildl. Dis. 27: 288-295, 1991. PubMed: 2067051

Mostowy S, et al. Genomic deletions suggest a phylogeny for the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. J. Infect. Dis. 186: 74-80, 2002. PubMed: 12089664

Cousins DV, et al. Tuberculosis in seals caused by a novel member of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex: Mycobacterium pinnipedii sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53: 1305-1314, 2003. PubMed: 13130011

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF502574 Mycobacterium pinnipedii 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : MWXB00000000 Mycobacterium pinnipedii strain ATCC BAA-688, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

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