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Legionella birminghamensis Wilkinson et al. (ATCC® 43702)

Strain Designations: 1407-AL-H  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 1407-AL-H
Lung biopsy, Alabama
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 frozen
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 1099: CYE (Charcoal Yeast Extract) Buffered Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor HW Wilkinson
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- HW Wilkinson <-- Univ. Alabama Sch. Med
Lung biopsy, Alabama

Validation list no. 25. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 38: 220-222, 1988.

Wilkinson HW, et al. Legionella birminghamensis sp. nov. isolated from a cardiac transplant recipient. J. Clin. Microbiol. 25: 2120-2122, 1987. PubMed: 3320081

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X72348 L.birminghamiensis (ATCC 43702) gene for 5S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U91608 Legionella birminghamensis macrophage infectivity potentiator (mip) gene, complete cds.

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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