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Klebsiella pneumoniae subsp. pneumoniae (Schroeter) Trevisan (ATCC® 700603)

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Strain Designations: K6 [CCUG 45421, LMG 20218, MCV37]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Klebsiella pneumoniae (Schroeter) Trevisan
Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations K6 [CCUG 45421, LMG 20218, MCV37]
Produces beta-lactamase SHV-18
Quality control strain
Respiratory research
Susceptibility disc testing
Susceptibility testing
Control for extended-spectrum beta-lactamase production
Urine from hospitalized patient, Richmond, VA, 1994
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
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor JM Swenson
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- JM Swenson <-- MJ Ferraro <-- G Jacoby <-- H Dalton
Urine from hospitalized patient, Richmond, VA, 1994

Performance Standards for Antimicrobial Disk Susceptibility Tests; Approved Standard - 9th Edition. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M2-A9.

Methods for Dilution Antimicrobial Susceptibility Tests for Bacteria that Grow Aerobically; Approved Standard - 7th Edition. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M7-A8.

Performance Standards for Antimicrobial Disk and Dilution Susceptibility Tests for Bacteria Isolated from Animals; Approved Standard - 2nd Edition. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M31-A3.

Rasheed JK, et al. Characterization of the extended-spectrum beta-lactamase reference strain, Klebsiella pneumoniae K6 (ATCC 700603), which produces the novel enzyme SHV-18. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 44: 2382-2388, 2000. PubMed: 10952583

Performance Standards for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing; Sixteenth Informational Supplement. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M100-S20, 2007

BD Phoenix Gram Negative AST NMIC/ID QC Set. BD Becton Dickinson; Phoenix

MicroScan Dried Gram Negative Panel QC Set. Dade/Siemens.

Sensititre™ MIC Susceptibility. Thermo Scientific™ Sensititre™ Systems, Trek Diagnostic Systems.

Jana M Swenson, personal communication

VITEK 2 AST-GN QC Set. bioMerieux.

MicroScan ESBL plus QC Set. Dade/Siemens.

MicroScan Synergies plus Gram Negative QC Set. Dade/Siemens.


Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111170 Sequence 1903 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF132290 Klebsiella pneumoniae plasmid-encoded extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (bla SHV-18) gene, complete cds.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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.
Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019