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NR-18  Yersinia pestis, NCTC 5923
(Bacteria)
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Organism: Yersinia pestis
Designations: NCTC 5923
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: Temporarily Out of Stock (Please See Comments)
Store at: -60°C
Contributor: ATCC®
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Quantity limit per order for this item is 1. This item can be ordered twice a year. Orders over this limit will be sent to NIAID for approval before shipment.

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Yersinia pestis (Y. pestis), strain NCTC 5923 is considered avirulent.

Each vial contains approximately 0.5 mL of bacterial culture in 0.5X Tryptic Soy Broth supplemented with 10% glycerol.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Yersinia pestis, Strain NCTC 5923, NR-18."
Publications Citing
this Reagent:
Rashid, M. H., et al. "A Yersinia pestis-Specific, Lytic Phage Preparation Significantly Reduces Viable Y. pestis on Various Hard Surfaces Experimentally Contaminated with the Bacterium." Bacteriophage 2 (2012): 168. PubMed: 23275868.
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  • 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.
  • USDA APHIS VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. The Application Form VS 16-3 (Import controlled material import or transport organisms or vectors) must be submitted to USDA APHIS Veterinary Services to obtain the VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit.

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