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Vibrio vulnificus (Reichelt et al.) Farmer emend. West et al. (ATCC® 27562)

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Strain Designations: 324 [CDC B9629]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations 324 [CDC B9629]
Control Culture
Produces hemolysins
Control strain for detection of Vibrio vulnificus
Enteric Research
Waterborne pathogen research
Human blood, Florida, United States
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 yes
Electrophoretic analysis of lipopolysaccharides
Medium ATCC® Medium 2: Marine agar 2216 or marine broth 2216
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor P Baumann
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- P Baumann <-- RE Weaver
Human blood, Florida, United States

Okada K, et al. Variability of haemolysin(s) produced by Vibrio vulnificus. J. Gen. Microbiol. 133: 2853-2857, 1987. PubMed: 3449599

Farmer JJ III. Vibrio ("Beneckea") vulnificus, the bacterium associated with sepsis, septicaemia, and the sea. Lancet 2: 903, 1979. PubMed: 90993

Reichelt JL, et al. Study of genetic relationships among marine species of the genera Beneckea and Photobacterium by means of in vitro DNA/DNA hybirization. Arch. Microbiol. 110: 113-114, 1976.

Farmer III JJ. Revival of the name Vibrio vulnificus. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 656, 1980.

Validation list no. 2. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 29: 79-80, 1979.

Tison DL, et al. Vibrio vulnificus biogroup 2: new biogroup pathogenic for eels. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 44: 640-646, 1982. PubMed: 7138004

Amaro C, et al. Electrophoretic analysis of heterogeneous lipopolysaccharides from various strains of Vibrio vulnificus biotypes 1 and 2 by silver staining and immunoblotting. Curr. Microbiol. 25: 99-104, 1992. PubMed: 1283727

Baumann P, et al. Reevaluation of the taxonomy of Vibrio, Beneckea, and Photobacterium: abolition of the genus Beneckea. Curr. Microbiol. 4: 127-132, 1980.

Baumann P, et al. Taxonomy of marine bacteria: Beneckea parahaemolytica and Beneckea alginolytica. J. Bacteriol. 113: 1144-1155, 1973. PubMed: 4570770

U.S. Food & Drug Administration Vibrio vulnificus VV6 In:U.S. Food & Drug Administration Bacteriological analytical manual 8th ed. Gaithersburg, MD. AOAC International p. 24.22, 1995

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

West PA, et al. Numerical taxonomy of vibrios isolated from aquatic environments. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 36: 531-543, 1986.

Identification of Foodborne Bacterial Pathogens by Gene Probes, Vibrio vulnificus VV6. Washington, DC:US Food & Drug Administration;Bacteriological Analytical Manual Online Chapt. 24, 2001

ISO/CD 11133:2009, Annex E. Test microorganisms for commonly used culture media (giving information on the culture medium, culture conditions, test microorganisms, culture collection number of test organisms and the expected reactions)

Corry, JEL, Curtis, GDW and Baird, RM (Eds) Handbook of Culture Media for Food and Water Microbiology. Royal Society of Chemistry, In preparation. ICFMH-WPCM.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X56582 V.vulnificus 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X87293 V.vulnificus 23S rRNA gene, biotype 1.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X76333 V.vulnificus (ATCC 27562 T) 16S rRNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X74726 V.vulnificus (ATCC 27562T) gene for 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U10951 Vibrio vulnificus ATCC 27562 23S rRNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L04544 Vibrio vulnificus beta-N-acetylhexosaminidase (hex) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U10862 Vibrio vulnificus ATCC 27562 16S small subunit rRNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF170883 Vibrio vulnificus transmembrane regulatory protein ToxR (toxR) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF149044 Vibrio vulnificus major outer membrane protein-like (momp) gene, partial sequence.

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    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

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    Date Updated: 9/30/2019