Ehrlichia muris Wen et al. (ATCC® VR-1411)

Product Format: frozen

Agent Ehrlichia muris Wen et al.
Strain Asuke [strain Asuke (Type strain)]
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Spleen of wild mouse from Japan exhibiting splenomegaly
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -80C or colder
Comments
Closely related to E. chaffeenses and E. canis. *) Requests for this agent must carry signed statement assuming all risks and responsibility for lab handling.
Member of Tribe Ehrlichieae. Prepare stocks by shaking T75 flask to dislodge cells, them centrifuge cells and resuspend in 30ml freezing medium (15% DMSO/ 30% FBS).
Classification: Rickettsiae, Tribe Ehrlichieae. 12/7/94
Closely related to E. chaffeenses and E. canis.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Splenomegaly in mouse
Splenomegaly in mouse
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Splenomegaly in mouse
Splenomegaly in mouse
Name of Depositor Y Rikihisa
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Source
Spleen of wild mouse from Japan exhibiting splenomegaly
References

Kawahara M, et al. Characterization of Ehrlichial organisms isolated from a wild mouse. J. Clin. Microbiol. 31: 89-96, 1993. PubMed: 8380184

Wen B, et al. Ehrlichia muris sp. nov., identified on the basis of 16S rRNA base sequences and serological, morphological, and biological characteristics. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 45: 250-254, 1995. PubMed: 7537059

type strain