Escherichia coli (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® 700891)

Strain Designations: HS(pFamp)R  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia
Strain Designations HS(pFamp)R
Application
Control Culture
Bacteriophage host
Coliphages in water
Control strain
Testing
Enumeration of F+ RNA coliphages
Water testing
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
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 no
Antibiotic Resistance
Resistant to ampicillin
Resistant to streptomycin
Comments
This strain contains the Famp plasmid.
Medium Medium 2553: Tryptic Soy w/ 150 mcg/ml of Ampicillin and 150 mcg/ml Streptomycin
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor M Sobsey
Special Collection ATCC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- M Sobsey <-- VJ Cabelli <-- JB Kaper
References

Debartolomeis J, Cabelli VJ. Evaluation of an Escherichia coli host strain for enumeration of F male-specific bacteriophages. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 57: 1301-1305, 1991.

Environmental Protection Agency Male-specific (F+) and Somatic Coliphage in Water by Two-Step Enrichment Procedure. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA Method 1601, 2001

Environmental Protection Agency Male-specific (F+) and Somatic Coliphage in Water by Single Agar Layer (SAL) Procedure. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA Method 1602, 2001

Inactivation of MS2 virus in Drinking Water. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA NSF 02/03/EPADWCTR.

USEPA Manuual of Method for Virology, Chapeter 16. Washington, DC:Environmental Protection Agency;EPA EPA 600/4-84/013 (N16), 2001

9224 C: Male-specific coliphage assay using Escherichia coli Famp. Washington, DC:American Public Health Association;Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, 2005 APHA9224 - Detection of Coliphages;.

Fast Phage Test. Charm.

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