Culture Collections

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Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety

Bacteria Collection: Shigella dysenteriae

NCTC Number: NCTC 6340
Current Name: Shigella dysenteriae
Original Strain Reference: Q 771
Other Collection No: Q 771
Previous Catalogue Name: Shigella dysenteriae
Type Strain: No
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Antigenic Properties: serovar serotype 3
Conditions for growth on solid media: nutrient agar,37, facultative anaerobe
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient agar,37, facultative anaerobe
Isolated From: human, dysentery
Bibliography: SACHS A 1943 J R ARMY MED CPS 80 92
Data: H. T. Findlay in 1942 / A. Sachs / Dysentery, India / Sachs, A. (1943) J. R. Army med. Cps. 80, 92
Accession Date: 01/01/1942
Authority: (Shiga 1898) Castellani and Chalmers 1919 (AL)
Depositor: FINDLAY H T
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S2714 (Shigella dysenteriae (Shiga 1898) Castellani and Chalmers 1919) - Date of change: 5/02/2003
Other: Serotype 3
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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Available Formats

Ampoule (Bacteria)
Bacterial DNA - 2µg

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