Chlamydia trachomatis (ATCC® VR-577)

Classification: Chlamydiaceae, Chlamydia  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Chlamydiaceae, Chlamydia
Agent Chlamydia trachomatis
Strain Lymphogranuloma venereum [strain T'ang (TRIC/China/Peking-2/OTf)]
Applications
Sexually Transmitted Disease Research
Biosafety Level 3
Isolation
Trachomatous conjunctiva
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Not typical trachoma strain. Fast killer of egg embryo, wider host range. Free of mycoplasma at passage 73. Distribution of this strain will be discontinued when supply becomes exhausted; ATCC VR-902 is recommended as a substitute.
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
In TC, requires FA to visualize intracellular       inclusion bodies, Death in CE
Recommended Host
chicken embryo, yolk sac inoculation
McCoy cells (ATCC CRL-1696)
chicken embryo fibroblasts; mouse
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 5-6 days
Effect on Host
Causes death in host animal
In TC, requires FA to visualize intracellular       inclusion bodies, Death in CE
Name of Depositor J Schachter
Source
Trachomatous conjunctiva
References

T'ang. . Chin. Med. J. 75: 429, 1957.