Rickettsia conorii Brumpt (ATCC® VR-141)

Classification: Rickettsiae  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Rickettsiae
Agent Rickettsia conorii Brumpt
Strain Moroccan
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.

Isolation
Unknown, isolated in Morocco
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
GP immune to this strain resist infections with other spotted fever strains.
Effect on Host
Febrile reaction of about 4 days' duration
CPE (enlarging & rounding with eventual sloughing)
Scrotal swelling
Recommended Host
guinea pig, i.p. inoculation
guinea pig; chicken embryo; Vero cells (ATCC CCL-81)
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 2 days
Effect on Host
Febrile reaction of about 4 days' duration
CPE (enlarging & rounding with eventual sloughing)
Scrotal swelling
Name of Depositor RN Philip
Source
Unknown, isolated in Morocco
References

Bell EJ, Pickens EG. A toxic substance associated with the rickettsias of the spotted fever group. J. Immunol. 70: 461-472, 1953. PubMed: 13052922