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Bacteria Collection: Listeria monocytogenes

NCTC Number: NCTC 10527
Current Name: Listeria monocytogenes
Original Strain Reference: 1071/53
Other Collection No: ATCC 13932; WDCM 00021; 1071/53
Previous Catalogue Name: Listeria monocytogenes
Type Strain: No
Family: Listeriaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Antigenic Properties: serovar 4b
Conditions for growth on solid media: blood agar,37, facultative anaerobe
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,37, facultative anaerobe
Data: (ATCC 13932) H. P. R. Seeliger, Wurzburg in 1967 / Dr Preuss, Wuppertal / Redeposition of now discarded NCTC 10225, the O antigen of which had become degraded / Serovar 4b
Accession Date: 01/01/1967
Authority: (Murray et al. 1926) Pirie 1940
Depositor: SEELIGER H P R
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S1691 (Listeria monocytogenes (Murray et al. 1926) Pirie 1940) - Date of change: 5/02/2003
Other: IMPORTANT NOTICE: Listeria monocytogenesThe Type Strain of L. monocytogenes is NCTC 10357, but it is atypical in the CAMP test (with Staphylococcus aureus NCTC 1803) and is non-haemolytic: phenotypically, it identifies as Listeria innocua. This culture is also non-motile. For a typical strain of L. monocytogenes we recommend NCTC 7973. (See also: Jones, D. & Seeliger, H. P. R. (1983) Int. J. syst. Bact 33, 429)
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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