Helicobacter fennelliae (Totten et al.) Vandamme et al. (ATCC® 35683)

Strain Designations: 165  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Campylobacter cinaedi Totten et al.
Strain Designations 165
Rectal swab, homosexual male, Seattle, WA
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Clo-type 1
Deposited as the type strain of Helicobacter cinaedi
Reclassification of strain
Medium Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Microaerophilic, 3-5% O2, 10% CO2 and  additional free H2
Name of Depositor C Fennell
Rectal swab, homosexual male, Seattle, WA

Fennell CL, et al. Characterization of Campylobacter-like organisms isolated from homosexual men. J. Infect. Dis. 149: 58-66, 1984. PubMed: 6693790

Kuhnert P, Burnens AP. Misidentifying Helicobacter cinadei. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39: 2751-2752, 2001. PubMed: 11446363

Mendes EN, et al. Helicobacter trogontum sp. nov., isolated from the rat intestine. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 916-921, 1996. PubMed: 8863417

Totten PA, et al. Campylobacter cinaedi (sp. nov.) and Campylobacter fennelliae (sp. nov.): two new Campylobacter species associated with enteric disease in homosexual men. J. Infect. Dis. 151: 131-139, 1985. PubMed: 3965584

Validation list no. 26. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 38: 328-329, 1988.

Vandamme P, et al. Revision of Campylobacter, Helicobacter, and Wolinella taxonomy: emendation of generic descriptions and proposal of Arcobacter gen. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 41: 88-103, 1991. PubMed: 1704793

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF348745 Helicobacter cinaedi strain ATCC 35683 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF348749 Helicobacter cinaedi strain ATCC 35683 RNA polymerase beta subunit (rpoB) gene, partial cds.

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