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Legionella taurinensis Lo Presti et al. (ATCC® 700508)

Strain Designations: Turin I no 1  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations Turin I no 1
Water from a hospital oxygen bubble humidifier, Turin, Italy, 1988
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 2°C to 8°C
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Rapd profiles
Medium ATCC® Medium 1099: CYE (Charcoal Yeast Extract) Buffered Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor F Lo Presti
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--F Lo Presti<<--National Legionella Reference Center (France) <<-- L. Franzin
Water from a hospital oxygen bubble humidifier, Turin, Italy, 1988
Year of Origin 1988

Lo Presti F, et al. Identification of Legionella species by random amplified polymorphic DNA profiles. J. Clin. Microbiol. 36: 3193-3197, 1998. PubMed: 9774564

Lo Presti F, et al. Legionella taurinensis sp. nov., a new species antigenically similar to Legionella spiritensis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 49: 397-403, 1999. PubMed: 10319460

Franzin L, Gioannini P. Legionella taurinensis, a new species of Legionella isolated in Turin, Italy. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 50: 937, 2000. PubMed: 10758907

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF037597 16S rRNA sequence

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