Blastomyces dermatitidis Gilchrist et Stokes (ATCC® 26198)

Alternate State: Ajellomyces dermatitidis McDonough et Lewis  /  Strain Designations: KL-1  /  Product Format: frozen

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Deposited As Blastomyces dermatitidis Gilchrist et Stokes, anamorph
Strain Designations KL-1
Alternate State Ajellomyces dermatitidis McDonough et Lewis
Biomedical Research and Development Material
Emerging infectious disease research
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 frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Effects of temperature on soil conidia
Lipid content
Cell wall composition, virulence for mice
Medium ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25.0°C
Name of Depositor RA Cox
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--RA Cox<<--A.F. DiSalvo KL-1
soil, Kentucky

Cox RA, Best GK. Cell wall composition of two strains of Blastomyces dermatitidis exhibiting differences in virulence for mice. Infect. Immun. 5: 449-453, 1972. PubMed: 4636784

. . J. Bacteriol. 85: 717-718, 1963.

DiSalvo AF, Denton JF. Lipid content of four strains of Blastomyces dermatitidis of different mouse virulence. J. Bacteriol. 85: 927-931, 1963.

Denton JF, DiSalvo AF. Isolation of Blastomyces dermatitidis from natural sites at Augusta, Georgia. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 13: 716-722, 1964. PubMed: 14205892

Denton JF, et al. Isolation of Blastomyces dermatitidis from soil. Science 133: 1126-1127, 1961. PubMed: 13721936

Sorensen KN, et al. Murine models of blastomycosis, coccidioidomycosis, and histoplasmosis. Mycopathologia 146: 53-65, 1999.

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