Trichophyton mentagrophytes (Robin) Blanchard (ATCC® 60612)

Alternate State: Arthroderma benhamiae Ajello et Cheng, teleomorph, Arthroderma vanbreuseghemii Takashio, teleomorph  /  Strain Designations: EKK 217  /  Product Format: frozen

Deposited As Trichophyton mentagrophytes (Robin) Blanchard, anamorph
Strain Designations EKK 217
Synonym Trichophyton interdigitale
Alternate State Arthroderma benhamiae Ajello et Cheng, teleomorph, Arthroderma vanbreuseghemii Takashio, teleomorph
Application
Biomedical Research and Development Material
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Morphology

After 2 weeks at 25°C colonies powdery to floccose, cream-colored to yellow, reverse ochre.  Macroconidia rare, 3-8 celled, smooth, clavate, 20-50 x 6-8µm.  Microconidia spherical, 2µm diameter, sessile, arranged in dense grape-like clusters or along the hyphae.

Medium ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Sequenced Data
No DNA sequencing was performed in house on this product.
Morphology

After 2 weeks at 25°C colonies powdery to floccose, cream-colored to yellow, reverse ochre.  Macroconidia rare, 3-8 celled, smooth, clavate, 20-50 x 6-8µm.  Microconidia spherical, 2µm diameter, sessile, arranged in dense grape-like clusters or along the hyphae.

Name of Depositor R Aho
Isolation
Dog, Finland