Proteus hauseri O'Hara et al. 2000
NCAIM Number B.02284
Other Collection Number DSM 30118, ATCC 13315, IFO 3851, NBRC 3851, NCIB 4175, NCTC 4175
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Restriction Hazard Group 2
Name of Medium NCAIM 0025 - Nutrient agar 37°C
Notes and applications

Formerly type strain of P. vulgaris (Replacement of strain NCTC 4175, since 1963 the neotype strain of Proteus vulgaris, with strain ATCC 29905 -- Opinion 70 (Judicial Commission of the International Committee on Systematic Bacteriology). Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49: 1949, 1999.) quality control strain for Abbott, API, and Sensititre products Control Culture (Salmonella in Sewage Sludge (Biosolids) by Modified Semisolid Rappaport-Vassiliadis (MSRV) Medium. Washington, DC: Environmental Protection Agency; EPA EPA Method 1682, 2005.) Decarboxylation of neutral amino acids (Ekladius L, et al. Decarboxylation of neutral amino acids in Proteus vulgaris. J. Gen. Microbiol. 17: 602-619, 1957. ) Quality control strain according to DIN 58959-7 Produces restriction endonuclease PvuI and PvuII (Roberts RJ. Restriction and modification enzymes and their recognition sequences. Nucleic Acids Res. 13: r165-r200, 1985.)
ID checked by 16S sequencing

Literature Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980