Tatlockia micdadei Garrity et al. (ATCC® 33204)

Strain Designations: EK  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Pittsburgh pneumonia agent
Strain Designations EK
Media testing
Lung tissue of pneumonia patient
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2

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.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Legionella pittsburghensis
Tatlockia micdadei
Legionella micdadei
Medium ATCC® Medium 1099: CYE (Charcoal Yeast Extract) Buffered Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor AW Pasculle
Lung tissue of pneumonia patient

Pasculle AW, et al. New bacterial agent of pneumonia isolated from renal-transplant recipients. Lancet 2: 58-61, 1979. PubMed: 87963

Hebert GA, et al. Legionella micdadei species nova: classification of a third species of Legionella associated with human pneumonia. Curr. Microbiol. 3: 255-257, 1980.

Garrity GM, et al. Tatlockia and Fluoribacter: Two new gener of organisms resembling Legionella pneumophila. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 609-614, 1980.

Myerowitz RL, et al. Opportunistic lung infection due to "Pittsburgh Pneumonia Agent". N. Engl. J. Med. 301: 953-958, 1979. PubMed: 386116

Pasculle AW, et al. Pittsburgh pneumonia agent: direct isolation from human lung tissue. J. Infect. Dis. 141: 727-732, 1980. PubMed: 7391615

Quality Control for Commercially Prepared Microbiological Culture Media; Approved Standard - 3rd Edition. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M22-A3.

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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