KSU-2 (ATCC® 87664)

Organism: Cryptosporidium serpentis Levine  /  Clone Type: Library  /  Depositors: SJ Upton, NV Khramtsov

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Designations KSU-2
Species Cryptosporidium serpentis Levine
Depositors SJ Upton, NV Khramtsov
Origin
sporozoites/oocysts
Applications
The snake was housed in a private collection in Manhattan, Kansas but originated from an undisclosed retailer in Florida.
Vector
Tissue: sporozoites/oocysts
DNA: genomic
Digest: Complete
Insert size range: 0.2 - 2 kb
Coverage: Clones for "complete" coverage: 17000.0
Media ATCC® Medium 1227: LB Medium (ATCC medium 1065) with 50 mcg/ml ampicillin
Biosafety Level 1
Comments
DNA was isolated from oocysts of Cryptosporidium serpentis, KSU-2 isolate, obtained via 5 composite fecal samples, March - April 1996, from a captive albino corn snake, Elaphe guttata guttata.
The snake was housed in a private collection in Manhattan, Kansas but originated from an undisclosed retailer in Florida. The animal died of chronic cryptosporidiosis several days following the last fecal collection.
References

Nikolai V Khramtsov, personal communication

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