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Bacteria Collection: Clostridium difficile

NCTC Number: NCTC 11209
Current Name: Clostridium difficile
Original Strain Reference: N6
Other Collection No: ATCC 9689; CLARK 9055-M6S; DSM 1296; MCLUNG 1780; N6; NCIB 10666; USDA 90556-M6S
Previous Catalogue Name: Clostridium difficile
Type Strain: Yes
Family: Clostridiaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Fastidious anaerobe agar, 24-48 hours, 37°C, anaerobic
Conditions for growth on liquid media: viand leur,37, strict anaerobe
16S rRNA Gene Sequence: >gb|AB075770|ATCC 9689|Clostridium difficile gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequence.| atcatkgctcabgat...
Extended Bibliography: showhide Show bibliography
Ref #: 1300
Author(s): Skerman,V.B.D.;McGowan,V.;Sneath,P.H.A.(ed)
Journal: Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.
Title: Approved Lists of Bacterial Names.
Volume: 30
Page(s): 225-420
Year: 1980
Ref #: 1934
Author(s): George,L.;Sutter,V.L.;Finegold,S.M.
Journal: Curr. Microbiol.
Title: Toxigenicity and antimicrobial susceptibility of Clostridium difficile, a cause of antimicrobial agent-associated colitis.
Volume: 1
Page(s): 55-58
Year: 1978
Ref #: 2197
Author(s): Elsden,S.R.;Hilton,M.G.;Waller,J.M.
Journal: Arch. Microbiol.
Title: The end products of the metabolism of aromatic amino acids by clostridia.
Volume: 107
Page(s): 283-288
Year: 1976
Ref #: 2199
Author(s): Elsden,S.R.;Hilton,M.G.;Parsley,K.R.;Self,R.
Journal: J. Gen. Microbiol.
Title: The lipid fatty acids of proteolytic clostridia.
Volume: 118
Page(s): 115-123
Year: 1980
Ref #: 5306
Author(s): Rolfe,R.D.;Finegold,S.M.
Journal: Infect. Immun.
Title: Purification and characterization of Clostridium difficile toxin.
Volume: 25
Page(s): 191-201
Year: 1979
Ref #: 5307
Author(s): Florin,I.;Thelestam,M.
Journal: Infect. Immun.
Title: Intoxication of human lung fibroblasts with Clostridium difficile toxin.
Volume: 33
Page(s): 67-74
Year: 1981
Ref #: 6924
Author(s): DeutschesInstitutfürNormungDIN.NormenausschußMedizin(NAMed)
Title: DIN 58959-7. Qualitätsmanagement in der medizinischen Mikrobiologie. Teil 7: Allgemeine Anforderungen an das Mitführen von Kontrollstämmen. Beiblatt 2: ATCC- und DSM-Nummern häufig verwendeter Kontrollstämme.
Year: 1997
Data: (ATCC 9689, DSM 1296, Clark 90556-M6S, Mc Clung 1780) Type strain / S. Hafiz & B. M. Jones, University of Sheffield Medical School in 1978 / PCR-ribotype 001 reference strain; toxin A and B positive.
Accession Date: 01/01/1978
Authority: (Hall and OToole 1935) Prevot 1938 (AL)
Depositor: JONES B M
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S847 (Clostridium difficile (Hall and OToole 1935) Prevot 1938) - Date of change: 5/02/2003
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country

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