Naegleria italica De Jonckheere (ATCC® PRA-153)

Strain Designations: N 280  /  Depositor: JF De Jonckheere  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations N 280
Biosafety Level 2
Pantano Villa Peru
Isolation date: February, 2004
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Originally deposited as Naegleria peruana. Renamed as Naegleria italica by depositor's request.
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Duration: monoxenic; non-nutrient agar with E. coli
Name of Depositor JF De Jonckheere
Year of Origin February, 2004

De Jonckheere JF. The isolation of Naegleria italica from Peru indicates that this potentially pathogenic species occurs worldwide. Parasitol. Int. 54:173-175, 2005. PubMed: 15914078

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