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Elizabethkingia meningoseptica (ATCC® 13253-MINI-PACK)

Strain Designations: 14 [NCTC 10016]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Flavobacterium meningosepticum King
Strain Designations 14 [NCTC 10016]
Application ATCC® 13253-MINI-PACK™ consists of 6 ready-to-use vials of ATCC® 13253™ frozen in 200 µL of glycerol stock, eliminating the need to rehydrate and culture the strain prior to use. Each vial is provided with a 2-D barcode for easy storage and tracking, as well as peel-off labels for fast and reliable recordkeeping.  Learn more about ATCC® MinisDeveloped by the leaders in microbial cultivation and preservation, ATCC® Minis provide a convenient, ready-to-use solution for handling quality control strains. ATCC® Minis are authenticated and backed by ATCC polyphasic testing – ensuring the same consistent and reliable reference materials you’ve come to trust for ATCC Genuine Cultures®. It is easy to ensure the quality of your products with ATCC® Minis – just open, plate, and go!

Quality control strain
Quality control strain for BBL products and VITEK® 2 GN Comprehensive QC Set
Isolation
Spinal fluid from premature infant, Massachusetts
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 frozen
6 ready-to-use vials of ATCC® 13253™ in glycerol stock
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder, store upright
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Comments
Formerly Chryseobacterium meningosepticum
Group A
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor EO King
Special Collection ATCC® Minis
Isolation
Spinal fluid from premature infant, Massachusetts
References

Webster JA, Hugh R. Flavobacterium aquatile and Flavobacterium meningosepticum: Glucose nonfermenters with similar flagellar morphologies. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 29: 333-338, 1979.

Thomson KS, et al. Electron microscopic observations of Flavobacterium aquatile NCIB 8694 (=ATCC 11947) and Flavobacterium meningosepticum NCTC 10016 (=ATCC 13253). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 31: 226-231, 1981.

Ann. Soc. Belge Med. Trop. 38: 563-570, 1958.

King EO. Studies on a previously unclassified bacteria associated with meningitis in infants. Am. J. Clin. Pathol. 31: 241-247, 1959.

McBride MJ, Baker SA. Development of techniques to genetically manipulate members of the genera Cytophaga, Flavobacterium, Flexibacter, and Sporocytophaga. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 62: 3017-3022, 1996. PubMed: 8702294

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

Kim KK, et al. Transfer of Chryseobacterium meningosepticum and Chryseobacterium miricola to Elizabethkingia gen. nov. as Elizabethkingia meningoseptica comb. nov. and Elizabethkingia miricola comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 55: 1287-1293, 2005. PubMed: 15879269

VITEK 2 GN Comprehensive QC Set. bioMerieux.

RapID™ NF PLUS QC Set. Remel™.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M58776 Flavobacterium meningosepticum 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U02896 Flavobacterium meningosepticum ATCC 13253 16S rRNA gene, partial sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ704540 Chryseobacterium meningosepticum partial 16S rRNA gene, strain, strain13253T

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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