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NR-44266  Mycobacterium abscessus, MC1518
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Organism: Mycobacterium abscessus
Designations: MC1518
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: In Stock
Store at: -60°C or colder
Contributor: D Ordway and NIAID/NIH
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.

Mycobacterium abscessus (M. abscessus), strain MC1518 was isolated between 2009 and 2013 from a human leg abscess in the United States and deposited to BEI Resources as Mycobacterium chelonae. Whole genome sequencing performed at ATCC ® identified strain MC1518 as M. abscessus subspecies bolletii.

M. abscessus, strain MC1518 is part of the Top Priority Nontuberculosis Mycobacteria Whole Genome Sequencing Project at the Genomic Sequencing Center for Infectious Diseases (GSCID) at University of Maryland School of Medicine. The complete genome of M. abscessus, strain MC1518 is available (GenBank: CP009613).

Each vial contains approximately 0.5 mL of bacterial culture in Middlebrook 7H9 broth with ADC Enrichment supplemented with 10% glycerol.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Mycobacterium abscessus, Strain MC1518, NR-44266."
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