Perkinsus chesapeaki McLaughlin et al. (ATCC® PRA-66)

Organism: Perkinsus chesapeaki McLaughlin et al.  /  Depositor: C Dungan

Strain Designations CHBRMa-14
Biosafety Level 2
marine invertebrate
United States
Isolation date: September 5, 2002
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Isolated from the Soft-shelled Clam, Mya arenaria collected in the Buoy Rock area of the Chester River as part of 2002 Maryland Clam Survey.
Medium Medium 1886: Perkinsus broth medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25.0°C
Min Temperature: 20.0°C
Duration: axenic
Name of Depositor C Dungan
Special Collection NSF - Protistology
Geographical Isolation Chester River, Maryland
Year of Origin September 5, 2002

Reece KS, et al. Molecular epizootiology of Perkinsus marinus and P. chesapeaki infections among wild oysters and clams in Chesapeake Bay, USA. Dis. Aquat. Org. 82: 237-248, 2008.