Coccidioides immitis Stiles (ATCC® 62180)

Strain Designations: C634  /  Product Format: frozen

Strain Designations C634
Biomedical Research and Development Material
Emerging infectious disease research
Biosafety Level 3

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
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Conidial wall ultrastructure
Control in mice with fluconazole
Medium ATCC® Medium 4: Rabbit blood agar
ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Name of Depositor JR Graybill
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- JR Graybill <-- H.S. Sun
Clinical isolate, Texas

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