Chlamydophila psittaci (Lillie) Everett et al. (ATCC® VR-601)

Classification: Chlamydiaceae  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Chlamydiaceae
Deposited As Psittacosis
Agent Chlamydophila psittaci (Lillie) Everett et al.
Strain Psittacosis strain Borg
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.

human lung
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
*Requests for this agent must carry signed statement assuming all risks and responsibilities for laboratory handling.
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (inclusions)
death of embryo
Recommended Host
chicken embryo, yolk sac inoculation; McCoy cells (ATCC CRL-1696)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 35°C to 37°C
Incubation: 2 days
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (inclusions)
death of embryo
Name of Depositor J Schachter
human lung

Pudiatmoko, et al. Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Chlamydia based on 16S rRNA gene sequences. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47: 425-431, 1997. PubMed: 9103632

Olson BJ. . Public Health Rep. 59: 1299, 1944.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D85711 Chlamydia psittaci DNA for 16S ribosomal RNA.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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.
  • This item is listed on the Commerce Control List of the U.S. Department of Commerce and is distributed only within the 50 United States. Distribution requires completion of a Customer Acceptance of Responsibility (CAR) for Commerce Control List (CCL) Biologicals form.
  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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