Anaplasma marginale Theiler (ATCC® VR-1436)

Classification: Rickettsiae  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Rickettsiae
Agent Anaplasma marginale Theiler
Strain South Idaho, USA (S64-Id2AM)
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Whole blood from a naturally infected 13 year old Hereford cow from south-central Idaho herd
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Liquid nitrogen
Comments
Officially recognized as reference strain by Veterinary Hemoparasite Research Workers of the Society for Tropical Veterinary Medicine.
Effect on Host
Decreased hematocrit resulting in mild to severe anemia and if immunocompromised, death
Recommended Host
cattle (Bos taurus)
Bos taurus; Bos indicus; Bison bison; Cervus elaphus; other wild ungulates
Growth Conditions
Incubation: Using 10(8) infected erythrocytes, 20-26 days needle challenge (IV); 33-38 days tick transmitted
Effect on Host
Decreased hematocrit resulting in mild to severe anemia and if immunocompromised, death
Name of Depositor W Goff, D Stiller
Source
Whole blood from a naturally infected 13 year old Hereford cow from south-central Idaho herd
References

Zaugg JL, et al. Transmission of Anaplasma marginale Theiler by males of Dermacentor andersoni Stiles fed on an Idaho field-infected, chronic carrier cow. Am. J. Vet. Res. 47: 2269-2271, 1986. PubMed: 3777655

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These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customer Acceptance of Responsibility, ATCC Form 62 required for distribution.
  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
  • USDA APHIS VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. The Application Form VS 16-3 (Import controlled material import or transport organisms or vectors) must be submitted to USDA APHIS Veterinary Services to obtain the VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit.
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