Cryptococcus gattii (Vanbreus. et Takashio) Kwon-Chung et Boekhout, anamorph (ATCC® 56989)

Alternate State: Filobasidiella bacillispora Kwon-Chung, teleomorph  /  Strain Designations: RV 5265  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii
Strain Designations RV 5265
Alternate State Filobasidiella bacillispora Kwon-Chung, teleomorph
Application
Biomedical Research and Development Material
Emerging infectious disease research
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties serogroup BC RefSwinne D. Study of Cryptococcus neoformans varieties. Mykosen 27: 137-141, 1984. PubMed: 6727920
Preceptrol® no
Morphology

After 3 days at 25°C colony is white to cream-colored with a smooth mucoid texture.  Cells are mostly globose or ovoidal 3-5µm.  A sediment is formed. 

Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25.0°C
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Morphology

After 3 days at 25°C colony is white to cream-colored with a smooth mucoid texture.  Cells are mostly globose or ovoidal 3-5µm.  A sediment is formed. 

Name of Depositor D Swinne
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--D Swinne<<--J. Vandepitte
Isolation
cerebrospinal fluid, human, Zaire
References

Swinne D. Study of Cryptococcus neoformans varieties. Mykosen 27: 137-141, 1984. PubMed: 6727920

Swinne D. Study of Cryptococcus neoformans varieties. Mykosen 27: 137-141, 1984. PubMed: 6727920

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