Legionella israelensis Bercovier et al. (ATCC® 43119)

Strain Designations: Bercovier 4 [NCTC 12010]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations Bercovier 4 [NCTC 12010]
Water, Israel
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1099: CYE (Charcoal Yeast Extract) Buffered Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor DJ Brenner
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--DJ Brenner<<--H. Bercovier
Water, Israel

Bercovier H, et al. Isolation of legionellae from oxidation ponds and fishponds in Israel and description of Legionella israelensis sp. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 36: 368-371, 1986.

type strain

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X66987 L.israelensis (ATCC 43119) 5S rRNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X73408 L.israelensis (ATCC 43119) gene for 16S rRNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z24690 L.israelensis 23S and 5S rRNA genes, partial CDS's.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z30583 L.israelensis Bercovier-4 genes for 23S ribosomal RNA and 5S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U92208 Legionella israelensis macrophage infectivity potentiator (mip) gene, complete cds.

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