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Legionella longbeachae McKinney et al. (ATCC® 33462)

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Strain Designations: Long Beach 4 [NCTC 11477]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations Long Beach 4 [NCTC 11477]
Human lung
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® yes
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 1099: CYE (Charcoal Yeast Extract) Buffered Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor RM McKinney
Human lung

Doyle RM, et al. Sequence analysis of the mip gene of the soilborne pathogen Legionella longbeachae. Infect. Immun. 66: 1492-1499, 1998. PubMed: 9529072

Hickey EK, Cianciotto NP. An iron- and fur-repressed Legionella pneumophila gene that promotes intracellular infection and encodes a protein with similarity to the Escherichia coli aerobactin synthetases. Infect. Immun. 65: 133-143, 1997. PubMed: 8975903

Liles MR, et al. Identification and temperature regulation of Legionella pneumophila genes involved in type IV pilus biogenesis and type II protein secretion. Infect. Immun. 66: 1776-1782, 1998. PubMed: 9529113

McKinney RM, et al. Legionella longbeachae species nova, another etiologic agent of human pneumonia. Ann. Intern. Med. 94: 739-743, 1981. PubMed: 7235414

Neumeister B, et al. Multiplication of different Legionella species in mono mac 6 cells and in Acanthamoeba castellanii. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 63: 1219-1224, 1997. PubMed: 9097418

Validation list no. 8. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 32: 266-268, 1982.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X66992 L.longbeachae group 1 (ATCC 33462) 5S rRNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z24691 L.longbeachae 23S and 5S rRNA genes, partial CDS's.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z30456 L.longbeachae Serogroup 1 Long Beach-4 genes for 23S ribosomal RNA and 5S ribosomal RNA.

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