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Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Yersinia pestis

NCTC Number: NCTC 144
Current Name: Yersinia pestis
Original Strain Reference: Parel
Other Collection No: PAREL
Previous Catalogue Name: Yersinia pestis
Type Strain: No
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 3
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: nutrient agar,37, facultative anaerobe
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,37, facultative anaerobe
Isolated From: guinea pig innoculated/3 strains pestis
Data: Lister Institute, London in 1920 / From guinea-pig innoculated in 1920 with three strains of Bacterium pestis (Nos. 3249, 3232 & 3251), stock organisms used for making Haffkines prophylactic vaccine at Parel, Bombay. Biovar: orientalis
Accession Date: 01/01/1920
Authority: (LEHMANN and NEUMANN 1896) VAN LOGHEM 1944 (AL)
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S3616 (Yersinia pestis (Lehmann and Neumann 1896) van Loghem 1944) - 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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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.

Cultures supplied by Culture Collections are to be used as controls for microbiology testing and for research purposes only. Please view the Terms & Conditions of Supply for more information.

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Available Formats

Ampoule (Bacteria)
Bacterial DNA - 2µg

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