Rickettsia conorii Brumpt (ATCC® VR-613)

Classification: Rickettsiae  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Rickettsiae
Agent Rickettsia conorii Brumpt
Strain 7 [7]
Biosafety Level 3

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Isolation
Ornithodoros moubata ticks. Received by Rocky Mountain Lab in 1946 from J.H. Gear
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C
Comments
Can be differentiated from other spotted fever group rickettsiae by toxin neutralization tests.
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (cell rounding and detachment) in tissue culture
Death of embryo
Febrile response in guinea pig
Recommended Host
guinea pig
chicken embryo; guinea pig; Vero cells (ATCC CCL-81)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 35°C
Incubation: 2-3 days in CE; 5-10 days in cell culture
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (cell rounding and detachment) in tissue culture
Death of embryo
Febrile response in guinea pig
Name of Depositor RA Ormsbee
Source
Ornithodoros moubata ticks. Received by Rocky Mountain Lab in 1946 from J.H. Gear
References

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

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