Rickettsia conorii Brumpt (ATCC® VR-141)

Classification: Rickettsiae  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Rickettsiae
Agent Rickettsia conorii Brumpt
Strain Moroccan
Biosafety Level 3
Isolation
Unknown, isolated in Morocco
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
GP immune to this strain resist infections with other spotted fever strains.
Effect on Host
Febrile reaction of about 4 days' duration
CPE (enlarging & rounding with eventual sloughing)
Scrotal swelling
Recommended Host
guinea pig, i.p. inoculation
guinea pig; chicken embryo; Vero cells (ATCC CCL-81)
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 2 days
Effect on Host
Febrile reaction of about 4 days' duration
CPE (enlarging & rounding with eventual sloughing)
Scrotal swelling
Name of Depositor RN Philip
Source
Unknown, isolated in Morocco
References

Bell EJ, Pickens EG. A toxic substance associated with the rickettsias of the spotted fever group. J. Immunol. 70: 461-472, 1953. PubMed: 13052922