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Escherichia coli (Migula 1895) Castellani and Chalmers 1919
DSM No.:
10858 dsm-10858 dsm10858 dsm 10858 Escherichia coli
Other collection no.
or WDCM no.:
Isolated from:
Rats, 1979 (as described by Thunert, A.: Z. Versuchstierkd. 20: 19-27 (1978)
Country and date of sampling:
Hannover, Germany
<- M. Achtman, A64
Cultivation conditions:
Medium 381 , 37°C

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Summary and
additional information:
<- M. Achtman, A64. [79/311]. Rats, 1979 (as described by Thunert, A.: Z. Versuchstierkd. 20: 19-27 (1978); Hannover, Germany. Serotype O7:K1:H7. Strain has characterized membrane pattern and biotype; does not produce colicin; bears 1 large and 1 small plasmid; does not produce hemolysin. (6798, 6799). (Medium 381, 37°C)
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6798, 6799
Risk group:
2 (classification according to German TRBA)
Act dealing with the prevention & control of infectious diseases in man (Infektionsschutzgesetz), Category A1
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Date of Collection
(in situ sampling):
before 05.06.1996