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Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Clostridium difficile

NCTC Number: NCTC 13366
Current Name: Clostridium difficile
Original Strain Reference: R20291
Type Strain: No
Family: Clostridiaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Isolated From: Faeces from a symptomatic patient. Outbreak at Stoke Mandeville Hospital,UK
Bibliography: Stabler R.A., He M., Dawson L. et al (2009) Genome Biol. 10:R102.1 - R102.15. Comparative genomics & phenotype analysis of C difficile 027 strains provides insight into the evolution of a hypervirulent bacterium
Data: Ribotype 027 with 18bp deletion in TcdC gene. FULLY SEQUENCED STRAIN. EMBL Acc No: FN545816. Closely related to hypervirulent North American BI strains
Accession Date: 14/06/2007
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S847 (Clostridium difficile (hall and otoole 1935) prevot 1938) - Date of change: 31/05/2007
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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The Culture Collections hold cell cultures, bacteria, fungi and virus strains from worldwide sources. Our scientists ensure that the identification of the cultures is correct and they remain unchanged from when they are first deposited with the Collection. Nevertheless, some of the data we provide about the cultures is supplied by the person depositing the strains and, although we have multiple checking procedures in place, we cannot always verify all their data. Please note that the Culture Collections cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies in the data provided by the depositors.

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