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Acinetobacter baumannii Bouvet and Grimont (ATCC® 19606)

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Strain Designations: 2208 [81, DSM 6974]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Bacterium anitratum Schaub and Hauber
Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations 2208 [81, DSM 6974]
Media testing
Quality control strain
Quality control strain for bioMérieux VITEK and Sensititre products
Food 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® yes
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor R Hugh
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- R Hugh <-- EO King <-- IG Schaub 81

Hugh R, Reese R. Designation of the type strain for Bacterium anitratum Schaub and Hauber 1948. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 17: 245-254, 1967.

Schaub IG, Hauber FD. A biochemical and serological study of a group of identical unidentifiable gram negative bacilli from human sources. J. Bacteriol. 56: 379-385, 1948.

Hugh R, Reese R. A comparison of 120 strains of Bacterium anitratum Schaub and Hauber with the type strain of this species. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 18: 207-229, 1968.

Bouvet PJ, Grimont PA. Taxonomy of the genus Acinetobacter with the recognition of Acinetobacter baumannii sp. nov., Acinetobacter haemolyticus sp. nov., Acinetobacter johnsonii sp. nov., and Acinetobacter junii sp. nov. and emended descriptions of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus and Acinetobacter lwoffii. Int J Syst Bacteriol 36: 228-240, 1986.

Listeria species -- Biochemical Identification Method (Vitek GPI and GNI+). Gaithersburg, MD:AOAC International;AOAC "Official Methods of Analysis of the AOAC International" 992.19.

Efficacy of Preservation on Non-Eye Area Water-Miscible Cosmetic and Toiletry Formaulations. Gaithersburg, MD:AOAC International;AOAC "Official Methods of Analysis of the AOAC International" 998.10.

RapID™ NF PLUS QC Set. Remel™.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111482 Sequence 2215 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111503 Sequence 2236 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111523 Sequence 2256 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z93435 Acinetobacter sp. 16S rRNA gene (strain ATCC 19606).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z96926 Acinetobacter baumannii waaA gene, strain ATCC 19606.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF100557 Acinetobacter baumannii DNA gyrase A (gyrA) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB008684 Acinetobacter baumannii DNA for DNA gyrase subunit B, partial cds, strain CIP 70.34.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D73413 Acinetobacter baumannii gene for DNA gyrase subunit B protein, C terminal side, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D73428 Acinetobacter baumannii gene for DNA gyrase subunit B protein, N terminal side, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U60279 Acinetobacter baumannii 16S-23S ribosomal RNA intergenic spacer, including Ile-tRNA and Ala-tRNA genes.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB001599 Acinetobacter baumannii DNA for L-2,4-diaminobutyrate:2-ketoglutarate 4-aminotransferase, complete cds.

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Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019