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Mycobacterium scrofulaceum Prissick and Masson (ATCC® 19981)

Strain Designations: L2238 [1356, NCTC 10803, TMC 1323]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations L2238 [1356, NCTC 10803, TMC 1323]
Media testing
Cervical lymph node
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
Type Strain yes
Name of Depositor P Hauduroy
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- P Hauduroy <-- F Prissick 1356
Cervical lymph node

Wayne LG, Lessel EF. On the synonymy of Mycobacterium marianum Penso 1952 and Mycobacterium scrofulaceum Prissick and Masson 1956 and the resolution of a nomenclatural problem. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 19: 257-261, 1969.

Prissick FH, Masson AM. Yellow-pigmented pathogenic mycobacteria from cervical lymphadenitis. Can. J. Microbiol. 3: 91-100, 1957.

Prissick FH, Masson AM. Cervical lymphadenitis in children caused by chromogenic mycobacteria. Can. Med. Assoc. J. 75: 798-803, 1956.

Quality Control for Commercially Prepared Microbiological Culture Media; Approved Standard - 3rd Edition. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M22-A3.

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X81389 M.scrofulaceum partial SOD gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X52924 Mycobacterium scrofulaceum 16S rRNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U24545 Mycobacterium scrofulaceum 23S rRNA, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U26021 Mycobacterium scrofulaceum ATCC 19981 mce gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L15622 Mycobacterium scrofulaceum 16S ribosomal RNA and 23S ribosomal RNA gene fragments.

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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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