Mycobacterium bovis Karlson and Lessel (ATCC® 19274)

Strain Designations: 50 [BCG]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Mycobacterium tuberculosis subsp. bovis
Strain Designations 50 [BCG]
Media testing
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.

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
Name of Depositor P Hauduroy
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- P Hauduroy <-- A. Calmette

Karlson AG, Lessel EF. Mycobacterium bovis nom. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 20: 273-282, 1970.

. . Pathol. Microbiol. 28: 992-996, 1965.

Schweiz. Med. Wochenschr. 95: 734-736, 1965.

Ann. Inst. Pasteur 104: 419-420, 1963.

European Pharmacopoeia Commission Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Strasbourg, France:European Pharmacopoeia Commission;European Pharmacopoeia EP 2.6.2, 1997

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X05526 Mycobacterium bovis BCG ATCC 19274 5S ribosomal RNA.

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These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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.
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