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Bacteroides fragilis (Veillon and Zuber 1898) Castellani and Chalmers 1919 emend. Hahnke et al. 2016
DSM No.:
2151, Type strain dsm-2151 dsm2151 dsm 2151 Bacteroides fragilis
Strain designation:
EN-2, VPI 2553
Other collection no.
or WDCM no.:
ATCC 25285, JCM 11019, NCTC 9343
Isolated from:
appendix abscess
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Date of sampling:
before 27.08.1981
Nagoya Protocol Restrictions:
There are NO known Nagoya Protocol restrictions for this strain.
<- ATCC <- W.E. Moore, VPI 2553 <- A. Sonnenwirth, EN-2 <- NCTC <- L.P. Garrod
Genbank accession numbers:
complete genome: CR626927
Cultivation conditions:
Medium 78 , anaerobic, 37°C
Medium 693 , anaerobic, 37°C
Medium 1203a , anaerobic, 37°C

Incubation time: 1-2 days

Please follow special instructions: 'Cultivation of Anaerobes'

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Summary and
additional information:
<- ATCC <- W.E. Moore, VPI 2553 <- A. Sonnenwirth, EN-2 <- NCTC <- L.P. Garrod. Appendix abscess; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; sampling date: before 27.08.1981. Type strain. Taxonomy/description (1300, 1394, 3968, 26748, 26962). Sequence accession no. complete genome: CR626927. G+C content 43.1 mol% (26748). Control strain for antimicrobic susceptibility testing of anaerobic bacteria (1414, 1415, 1951), quality control strain for media according to DIN 58959 9 and for BBL Crystal anaerobe (16730, 1949, 1950), Quality control strain according to DIN 58959-7 (6924). (Medium 78, 37°C, anaerobic or Medium 1203a, 37°C, anaerobic or Medium 693, 37°C, anaerobic).
For detailed information:
BacDive - The Bacterial Diversity Metadatabase
1300, 1394, 1414, 1415, 3968, 6924, 16730, 26748, 26962
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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