Rickettsia akari Huebner et al. (ATCC® VR-612)

Classification: Rickettsiae  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Rickettsiae
Agent Rickettsia akari Huebner et al.
Strain 29
Applications
Vector borne research
Biosafety Level 3
Isolation
Mus musculus (house mouse), liver, brain and spleen, Boston 1950
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C
Comments
*Requests for this agent must carry signed statement assuming all risks and responsibility for lab handling.
BSL III practices and facilities are recommended for propagative laboratory procedures.
Effect on Host
causes death in host animal
Recommended Host
chicken embryo
chicken embryo; mouse, i.p. inoculation
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 35°C
Incubation: 8 days in CE
Effect on Host
causes death in host animal
Name of Depositor RA Ormsbee
Source
Mus musculus (house mouse), liver, brain and spleen, Boston 1950
Year of Origin 1950
References

Fuller HS, et al. Studies of rickettsialpox. I. Recovery of the causative agent from house mice in Boston, Massachusetts. Am. J. Hyg. 54: 82-100, 1951. PubMed: 14846793