Chlamydophila pecorum (Fukushi and Hirai) Everett et al. (ATCC® VR-189)

Classification: Chlamydiaceae  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Chlamydiaceae
Deposited As Chlamydia psittaci (Lillie) Page
Agent Chlamydophila pecorum (Fukushi and Hirai) Everett et al.
Strain Sporadic bovine encephalomyelitis WS
Applications
The strain produces non-fatal disease in the GP. It is morphologically and serologically related to psittacosis group.
The strain produces non-fatal disease in the GP. It is morphologically and serologically related to psittacosis group.
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Tissues of naturally infected calf, South Dakota, 1949
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Mice inoculated by the i.n. route will die in 3-4 days. The strain produces non-fatal disease in the GP. It is morphologically and serologically related to psittacosis group. Stable at -60°C. Withstands lyophilization.
Previously classified as C. psittaci; see Fukushi & Hirai (IJSB. 42: 306, 1992) for classification information.
The strain produces non-fatal disease in the GP. It is morphologically and serologically related to psittacosis group.
Effect on Host
Death of embryo
Recommended Host
7 day chicken embryo, yolk sac inoculation
chicken embryo, yolk sac; mouse, i.n. inoculation; guinea pig, i.c. or i.p. inoculation; bovine calf
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 3-4 days
Effect on Host
Death of embryo
Name of Depositor J Schachter
Source
Tissues of naturally infected calf, South Dakota, 1949
Year of Origin 1949
References

Wenner HA, et al. Sporadic bovine encephalomyelitis. II. Studies on the etiology of the disease; isolation of nine strains of an infectious agent from naturally infected cattle. Am. J. Hyg. 57: 15-29, 1953. PubMed: 13007682