pathogen info

wayne conlan wayne.conlan at nrc.ca
Tue Feb 27 10:42:08 EST 2001

Hi Eric:
            Have you been in touch with Health Canada or CFIA?  They'll need
to give you an import licence and should be able to help with pathogenicity
questions. However, if this request is a follow-up to contact with them, and
they've asked you for this info, then why not just declare them as risk group
2 agents (no E. coli is classified higher than this in North America) and file
the appropriate forms?



ParentE at dfo-mpo.gc.ca wrote:

> Dear netters.
> I need to bring back some bacterial clones to Canada from the US. For
> customs purposes I need some references about the pathogenecity of E. coli
> DH5. (I'm sorry for but I'm not a microbiologist)
> Thank you for your help
> Eric Parent
> Maurice Lamontagne Institute
> Fisheries and Oceans Canada
> Invertebrates and Experimental Biology
> 850 route de la mer, P.O. box. 1000
> Mont-Joli, Qc
> Canada
> G5H 3Z4
> parente at dfo-mpo.gc.ca
> http://www.qc.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/iml/en/quinous/quinous.htm
> ---

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