Chlamydophila psittaci (Lillie) Everett et al. (ATCC® VR-351)

Classification: Chlamydiaceae  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Chlamydiaceae
Deposited As Ornithosis
Agent Chlamydophila psittaci (Lillie) Everett et al.
Strain Ornithosis strain Texas Turkey [strain Texas turkey]
Applications
Addition of cycloheximide recommended for passage in cell culture.
Biosafety Level 3

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.

Isolation
turkey spleen, Texas
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Centrifugation (2000 X g for 1 hr.) and addition of cycloheximide recommended for passage in cell culture. *Requests for this agent must carry signed statement assuming all risks and responsibility for lab handling.
Triturate fluid several times to disperse chlamydia. For cell culture, centrifuge inoculumn, adsorb for 1 hour and feed with HEPES buffered culture medium.
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (inclusions) in tissue culture
Death of embryo
Recommended Host
McCoy cells (ATCC CRL-1696)
chicken embryo, yolk sac; mouse; turkey; McCoy cells (ATCC CRL-1696)
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 5 days (approximately)
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (inclusions) in tissue culture
Death of embryo
Name of Depositor J Schachter
Source
turkey spleen, Texas
References

Meyer KF, Eddie B. Characteristics of a psittacosis viral agent isolated from a turkey. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 83: 99-101, 1953. PubMed: 13064188

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  • This item is listed on the Commerce Control List of the U.S. Department of Commerce and is distributed only within the 50 United States. Distribution requires completion of a Customer Acceptance of Responsibility (CAR) for Commerce Control List Biologicals form.
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  • USDA APHIS VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. The Application Form VS 16-3 (Import controlled material import or transport organisms or vectors) must be submitted to USDA APHIS Veterinary Services to obtain the VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit.
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