Bordetella parapertussis (Eldering and Kendrick) Moreno-Lopez (ATCC® 15311)

Strain Designations: NCTC 5952 [522]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Acinetobacter parapertussis (Elderling and Kendrick) Steel and Cowan
Strain Designations NCTC 5952 [522]
Whooping cough
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 35: Bordet Gengou Agar/Broth Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCTC <-- HB Maitland <-- G Eldering and P Kendrick 522
Whooping cough

Steel KJ, Cowan ST. Le rattachement de Bacterium anitratum, Moraxella lwoffi, Bacillus mallei et Haemophilus parapertussis au genre Acinetobacter Brisou et Prevot. Ann. Inst. Pasteur 106: 479-483, 1964.

Eldering G, Kendrick P. Bacillus parapertussis: A species resembling both Bacillus pertussis and Bacillus bronchisepticus but identical with neither. J. Bacteriol. 35: 561-572, 1938.

Irgens RL, et al. Polaromonas vacuolata gen. nov., sp. nov., a psychrophilic, marine, gas vacuolate bacterium from antarctica. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 822-826, 1996. PubMed: 8782696

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X70372 Bordetella sp. gene for tRNA-Isoleucine.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X68368 B.parapertussis gene for 23S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U04949 Bordetella parapertussis ATCC 15311 16S rRNA, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF157361 Bordetella parapertussis strain ATCC 15311 pertussis toxin gene, promotor region.

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