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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 22963

Type strain: No

Species: Clostridioides difficile

Strain Designation: R20291

Culture col. no.: DSM 27147, NCTC 13366

Strain history: <- P. Bracegirdle, Health Protection Agency Culture Collections, Salisbury, United Kingdom; NCTC 13366

NCBI tax ID(s): 1496 (species)

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Clostridioides difficile R20291 is an anaerobe, spore-forming, mesophilic human pathogen that was isolated from Faeces from a symptomatic patient. Outbreak at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, UK.

  1. rod-shaped
  2. spore-forming
  3. anaerobe
  4. human pathogen
  5. mesophilic
  6. Bacteria
  7. genome sequence
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  • [Ref.: #18803] Culture collection no. DSM 27147, NCTC 13366
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    Pathogenicity Comparative genome and phenotypic analysis of Clostridium difficile 027 strains provides insight into the evolution of a hypervirulent bacterium. Stabler RA, He M, Dawson L, Martin M, Valiente E, Corton C, Lawley TD, Sebaihia M, Quail MA, Rose G, Gerding DN, Gibert M, Popoff MR, Parkhill J, Dougan G, Wren BW Genome Biol 10.1186/gb-2009-10-9-r102 2009 *
    Pathogenicity SleC is essential for germination of Clostridium difficile spores in nutrient-rich medium supplemented with the bile salt taurocholate. Burns DA, Heap JT, Minton NP J Bacteriol 10.1128/JB.01209-09 2009 *
    Pathogenicity A mariner-based transposon system for in vivo random mutagenesis of Clostridium difficile. Cartman ST, Minton NP Appl Environ Microbiol 10.1128/AEM.02525-09 2009 *
    Pathogenicity Infection of hamsters with the UK Clostridium difficile ribotype 027 outbreak strain R20291. Buckley AM, Spencer J, Candlish D, Irvine JJ, Douce GR J Med Microbiol 10.1099/jmm.0.028514-0 2011 *
    Pathogenicity Efficacy of "sporicidal" wipes against Clostridium difficile. Siani H, Cooper C, Maillard JY Am J Infect Control 10.1016/j.ajic.2011.01.006 2011 *
    Metabolism The analysis of para-cresol production and tolerance in Clostridium difficile 027 and 012 strains. Dawson LF, Donahue EH, Cartman ST, Barton RH, Bundy J, McNerney R, Minton NP, Wren BW BMC Microbiol 10.1186/1471-2180-11-86 2011 *
    Pathogenicity Genetic organisation, mobility and predicted functions of genes on integrated, mobile genetic elements in sequenced strains of Clostridium difficile. Brouwer MS, Warburton PJ, Roberts AP, Mullany P, Allan E PLoS One 10.1371/journal.pone.0023014 2011 *
    Phylogeny Behavior and target site selection of conjugative transposon Tn916 in two different strains of toxigenic Clostridium difficile. Mullany P, Williams R, Langridge GC, Turner DJ, Whalan R, Clayton C, Lawley T, Hussain H, McCurrie K, Morden N, Allan E, Roberts AP Appl Environ Microbiol 10.1128/AEM.06193-11 2012 *
    Genetics Precise manipulation of the Clostridium difficile chromosome reveals a lack of association between the tcdC genotype and toxin production. Cartman ST, Kelly ML, Heeg D, Heap JT, Minton NP Appl Environ Microbiol 10.1128/AEM.00249-12 2012 *
    Pathogenicity Multiple factors modulate biofilm formation by the anaerobic pathogen Clostridium difficile. Ethapa T, Leuzzi R, Ng YK, Baban ST, Adamo R, Kuehne SA, Scarselli M, Minton NP, Serruto D, Unnikrishnan M J Bacteriol 10.1128/JB.01980-12 2012 *

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