Cronobacter sakazakii (Farmer et al.) Iversen et al. (ATCC® BAA-894)

Strain Designations: 2001-10-01  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Enterobacter sakazakii Farmer et al.
Strain Designations 2001-10-01
Human clinical specimen, TN, USA
By FC Tenover, 2001
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Enterobacter sakazakii ATCC BAA-894, complete genome

Type Strain no
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor M McClelland, FC Tenover
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Human clinical specimen, TN, USA
By FC Tenover, 2001

Himelright I, et al. Enterobacter sakazakii infections associated with the use of powdered infant formula -- Tennessee, 2001. Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep. 51: 298-300, 2002.

Iversen C, et al. Cronobacter gen. nov., a new genus to accommodate the biogroups of Enterobacter sakazakii, and proposal of Cronobacter sakazakii gen. nov., comb. nov., Cronobacter malonaticus sp. nov., Cronobacter turicensis sp. nov., Cronobacter muytjensii sp. nov., Cronobacter dublinensis sp. nov., Cronobacter genomospecies 1, and of three subspecies, Cronobacter dublinensis subsp. dublinensis subsp. nov., Cronobacter dublinensis subsp. lausannensis subsp. nov. and Cronobacter dublinensis subsp. lactaridi subsp. nov. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 58(Pt 6): 1442-1447, 2008 Jun. PubMed: 18523192

Michael McClelland, personal communication

Mullane NR, et al. Development of multiple-locus variable-number tandem-repeat analysis for the molecular subtyping of Enterobacter sakazakii. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 74(4): 1223-1231, 2008 February. PubMed: 18083860

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000783 Enterobacter sakazakii ATCC BAA-894, complete genome

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