Borrelia burgdorferi Johnson et al. emend. Baranton et al. (ATCC® 53899)

Strain Designations: 297  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 297
Assay for antibodies
Emerging infectious disease research
Vector borne research
Cerebrospinal fluid
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Lyme disease
Medium ATCC® Medium 1914: Revised BSK medium
ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 35°C to 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor Gundersen Medical Foundation
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- Gundersen Medical Foundation <-- A.C. Steere
Cerebrospinal fluid

Steere AC, et al. The spirochetal etiology of Lyme disease. N. Engl. J. Med. 308: 733-740, 1983. PubMed: 6828118

Western Blot Assay for Antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi; Approved Guideline. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M34-A.

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