Aerococcus viridans Williams et al. (ATCC® 10400)

Strain Designations: [ICPB 4308]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Gaffkya homari Hitchner and Snieszko
Strain Designations [ICPB 4308]
Enterococco detection
Quality control strain
Water testing
Septicemia in lobster, Maine
Biosafety Level 1

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.

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
Medium ATCC® Medium 433: Tomato Juice Broth/Agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor ER Hitchner
Septicemia in lobster, Maine

J. Bacteriol. 54: 47, 1947.

Deibel RH, Niven CF Jr.. Comparative study of Gaffkya homari, Aerococcus viridans, tetrad-forming cocci from meat curing brines and the genus Pediococcus. J. Bacteriol. 79: 175-180, 1960. PubMed: 13815447

Kocur M, Martinec T. Proposal for the rejection of the bacterial generic name Gaffkya. Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 15: 177-179, 1965.

Enterolert-E. IDEXX.

Standard Test Method for Enterococci in Water Using Enterolert. West Conshohocken, PA:ASTM International;ASTM Standard Test Method D 6503-99 (Reapproved 2005).

Enterolert QC Set. IDEXX.

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