Escherichia coli NCTC 13846™ is colistin resistant conferred by mcr-1 gene. EUCAST recommends the strain to be tested as part of routine QC for colistin MIC testing.
The loop can be streaked directly onto appropriate media.
Alternatively, it may be dissolved in a liquid medium, Culti-Loops Aerobic Set Rehydration Fluid, Part No. R4631000.
Culti-Loops are individually sealed in a foil pouch and packaged five loops per package.