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ATCC Mycobacterium tuberculosis DNA - New!

Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of tuberculosis, is a highly contagious, aerobic bacterium transmitted between humans through aerosolized sputum. Currently, molecular-based assays, such as DNA fingerprinting and PCR, are routinely used in the analysis and surveillance of M. tuberculosis infections. However, as these strains grow slowly, dividing every 15-20 hours, it can be weeks before DNA is successfully extracted from a culture.

To meet these needs, ATCC now offers M. tuberculosis DNA preparations for use as positive control materials in molecular applications. Each vial contains at least 2 µg of purified DNA that can be easily handled in a BSL 1 facility.

ATCC® Genomic DNA Description Source Strain Source Strain Characterisitics/Applications
25177D-5™ M. tuberculosis DNA H37Ra Genome sequenced, Susceptibility testing; media testing
27294D-2™ M. tuberculosis DNA TMC 102 Type Strain, Susceptibility testing
35838D-2™ M. tuberculosis DNA TMC 331 Resistant to rifampin
BAA-2236D-2™ M. tuberculosis DNA X004439 Susceptible to isoniazid, rifampin, ethambutol, and streptomycin
BAA-2237D-2™ M. tuberculosis DNA X003899 Susceptible to isoniazid, rifampin, ethambutol, and streptomycin
35822D-2™ M. tuberculosis DNA TMC 303 Resistant to isoniazid

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Posted on July 15, 2013