Blastomyces dermatitidis Gilchrist et Stokes (ATCC® 26199)

Alternate State: Ajellomyces dermatitidis McDonough et Lewis  /  Strain Designations: SCB-2  /  Product Format: frozen

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Strain Designations SCB-2
Alternate State Ajellomyces dermatitidis McDonough et Lewis
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Experimental infection in mice and model of pulmonary blastomycosis
Macrophage induction
Genome sequencing strain (The Genome Sequencing Center (GSC) at Washington University, USA).
Sequenced Data
18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 28S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence


Name of Depositor RA Cox
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RA Cox <-- AF DiSalvo
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M63096 Blastomyces dermatitidis 18S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U37772 Ajellomyces dermatitidis WI-1 adhesin gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF159367 Ajellomyces dermatitidis bacterial-type chitinase (CTS1) mRNA,

Complete Genome (GenBank) : AEII00000000 Ajellomyces dermatitidis ATCC 26199, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


Brummer E, et al. Macrophages and fungi: in vitro effects of method of macrophage induction, activation by different stimuli, and soluble factors on Blastomyces. J. Reticuloendothel. Soc. 28: 507-518, 1980. PubMed: 7463412

Harvey RP, et al. Mouse model of pulmonary blastomycosis: utility, simplicity, and quantitative parameters. Am. Rev. Respir. Dis. 117: 695-703, 1978. PubMed: 646221

Hogan LH, Klein BS. Transforming DNA integrates at multiple sites in the dimorphic fungal pathogen Blastomyces dermatitidis. Gene 186: 219-226, 1997. PubMed: 9074500

Sorensen KN, et al. Murine models of blastomycosis, coccidioidomycosis, and histoplasmosis. Mycopathologia 146: 53-65, 1999.

Shearer G Jr., Larsh HW. Chitin synthetase from the yeast and mycelial phases of Blastomyces dermatitidis. Mycopathologia 90: 91-96, 1985. PubMed: 3159966

Brown EM, et al. Phylogenetic analysis reveals a cryptic species Blastomyces gilchristii, sp. nov. within the human pathogenic fungus Blastomyces dermatitidis. PLoS One 8: e59237, 2013. PubMed: 23533607

Theodoro RC, et al. PRP8 intein in Ajellomycetaceae family pathogens: Sequence analysis, splicing evaluation and homing endonuclease activity. Fungal Genet Biol 48: 80-91, 2011. PubMed: 20682355

Meece JK, et al. Genetic diversity in Blastomyces dermatitidis: implications for PCR detection in clinical and environmental samples. Med Mycol 48: 285-290, 2010. PubMed: 19626547

Nemecek JC, Wuthrich M, Klein BS. Global control of dimorphism and virulence in fungi. Science 312: 583-588, 2006. PubMed: 16645097

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These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • USDA APHIS VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. The Application Form VS 16-3 (Import controlled material import or transport organisms or vectors) must be submitted to USDA APHIS Veterinary Services to obtain the VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit.
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