Bartonella henselae (Regnery et al.) Brenner et al. (ATCC® 49882)

Strain Designations: Houston-1 [CIP 103737, G5436]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Rochalimaea henselae Regnery et al.
Strain Designations Houston-1 [CIP 103737, G5436]
Human blood from an HIV-positive male
Houston Texas, United States
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Bartonella henselae strain Houston-1, complete genome.

Type Strain yes
Genome sequencing strain
Name of Depositor RL Regnery
U.S. Patent Number
Human blood from an HIV-positive male
Houston Texas, United States

Validation list no. 42. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 42: 511, 1992.

Regnery RL, et al. Characterization of a novel Rochalimaea species, R. henselae sp. nov., isolated from blood of a febrile, human immunodeficiency virus-positive patient. J. Clin. Microbiol. 30: 265-274, 1992. PubMed: 1371515

Brenner DJ, et al. Proposals to unify the genera Bartonella and Rochalimaea, with descriptions of Bartonella quintana comb. nov., Bartonella vinsonii comb. nov., Bartonella henselae comb. nov., and Bartonella elizabethae comb. nov., and to remove the family Bartonellaceae from the order Rickettsiales. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 43: 777-786, 1993. PubMed: 8240958

Dehio C, Meyer M. Maintenance of broad-host-range incompatibility group P and group Q plasmids and transposition of Tn5 in Bartonella henselae following conjugal plasmid transfer from Escherichia coli. J. Bacteriol. 179: 538-540, 1997. PubMed: 8990308

Engbek K, et al. Immunopurified extracellular Bartonella henselae antigen for detecting specific antibodies by enzyme immunoassay. APMIS 105: 941-950, 1997. PubMed: 9463512

Kordick DL, et al. Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii subsp. nov., isolated from dogs; Bartonella vinsonii subsp. vinsonii; and emended description of Bartonella vinsonii. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 704-709, 1996. PubMed: 8782679

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109520 Sequence 253 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ251257 Bartonella henselae partial 23S rRNA gene, strain ATCC 49882.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U78514 Bartonella henselae heat shock protein HSP60 (groEL) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : BX897699 Bartonella henselae strain Houston-1, complete genome.

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