Rickettsia sp. (ATCC® VR-599)

Classification: Rickettsiae  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Rickettsiae
Agent Rickettsia sp.
Strain TT-118
Biosafety Level 3
Isolation
Recovered from a mixed pool of 62 Ixodes and Rhipicephalus larval ticks, Thailand, 1962.
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C or colder
Effect on Host
death of chicken embryo
fever and scrotal reaction in guinea pig
Recommended Host
chicken embryo
chicken embryo; guinea pig
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 33.5°C
Incubation: 4 days
Effect on Host
death of chicken embryo
fever and scrotal reaction in guinea pig
Name of Depositor M Bozeman
Source
Recovered from a mixed pool of 62 Ixodes and Rhipicephalus larval ticks, Thailand, 1962.
Year of Origin 1962
References

Shirai A, et al. Experimental infection of the cotton rat Sigmodon hispidus with Rickettsia rickettsii. J. Bacteriol. 94: 1334-1339, 1967. PubMed: 4964475

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