Escherichia coli (Migula) Castellani and Chalmers (ATCC® BAA-179)

Strain Designations: CDC 1997-3215  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Permits And Restrictions

View Permits

Classification Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia
Strain Designations CDC 1997-3215
Produces verocytotoxin 1
Produces verocytotoxin 2
Enteric Research
Food testing
Stool from a human with HUS, Alabama, 1997
Type Strain no
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.

Antigenic Properties Serotype O111:H8
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
Antigenic Properties Serotype O111:H8
Comments This strain was confirmed by PCR to carry the eae, stx1, and stx2 genes (stx1+, stx2+, eae+).

Growth on Novobiocin (10 mg/L)
Growth on Tellurite (0.8 mg/L)
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NA Strockbine
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Stool from a human with HUS, Alabama, 1997

Nancy A Strockbine, personal communication

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • This item is listed on the Commerce Control List of the U.S. Department of Commerce and is distributed only within the 50 United States. Distribution requires completion of a Customer Acceptance of Responsibility (CAR) for Commerce Control List Biologicals form.
  • 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.
Basic Documentation