Chlamydophila pecorum (Fukushi and Hirai) Everett et al. (ATCC® VR-1575)

Classification: Chlamydiaceae  /  Product Format: frozen 1 mL per vial

Classification Chlamydiaceae
Agent Chlamydophila pecorum (Fukushi and Hirai) Everett et al.
Strain Ovine Polyarthritis strain IPA (Iowa polyarthritis)
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format frozen 1 mL per vial
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments

FBS used to culture Chlamydia must be prescreened to verify that the serum does not contain antibodies to Chlamydia or other factors that would interfere with growth.

Effect on Host
CPE, intracellular inclusion bodies.
Recommended Host
McCoy cells (ATCC CRL-1696)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Recommendations for Infection: For best results cells should be 24 to 48 hours old and 90-100% confluent.
Incubation: 48 to 72 hours, a 5% CO2 in air atmosphere is recommended.
Effect on Host
CPE, intracellular inclusion bodies.
Name of Depositor LA Page, ATCC
Source Derived from existing strain (This is a tissue culture adapted version of ATCC® VR-629™. ATCC® VR-629™ was isolated from sheep's joint fluid in Iowa.)
References

Page LA, Cutlip RC. Chlamydial polyarthritis in Iowa lambs. Iowa Vet. 39: 10-18, 1968.