Legionella shakespearei Verma et al. (ATCC® 49655)

Strain Designations: 214  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 214
Cooling tower water, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 1099: CYE (Charcoal Yeast Extract) Buffered Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor WL Thacker
Cooling tower water, Stratford-upon-Avon, England

Verma UK, et al. Legionella shakespearei sp. nov., isolated from cooling tower water. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 42: 404-407, 1992. PubMed: 1503972

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type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U92221 Legionella shakespearei macrophage infectivity potentiator (mip) gene, complete cds.

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