Spironucleus barkhanus Sterud et al. (ATCC® 50377)

Strain Designations: NOR-1  /  Depositor: TT Poppe  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Strain Designations NOR-1
Biosafety Level 1

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.

Isolation
muscle abscess in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, Vesteraalen, Northern Norway
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Comments
Disseminated hexamitosis in Atlantic salmon
Ultrastructure and new species description
Medium LYI Giardia medium
Growth Conditions
Max Temperature: 15.0°C
Min Temperature: 10.0°C
Duration: axenic; anaerobic
Protocol: ATCCNO: 50377 SPEC: Cultivated in vivo in Atlantic salmon, maintained at water temperatures no higher than 18C. Upon arrival thaw the ampule in a 35C water bath and agitate lightly. Immediately after contents have completely thawed aseptically inoculate the entire contents into a single fingerling salmon.
Subcultivation
Protocol: ATCCNO: 50377 SPEC: Cultivated in vivo in Atlantic salmon, maintained at water temperatures no higher than 18C. Upon arrival thaw the ampule in a 35C water bath and agitate lightly. Immediately after contents have completely thawed aseptically inoculate the entire contents into a single fingerling salmon.
Name of Depositor TT Poppe
References

Poppe TT, et al. Disseminated hexamitosis in sea-caged Atlantic salmon Salmo salar. Dis. Aquat. Org. 14: 91-97, 1992.

Sterud E, et al. Ultrastructure of Spironucleus barkhanus N. Sp.(Diplomonadida: Hexamitidae) from grayling Thymallus thymallus (L.) (Salmonidae) and atlantic salmon Salmo salar L. (Salmonidae). J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 44: 399-407, 1997.