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Brachyspira hyodysenteriae (Harris et al.) Ochiai et al. (ATCC® 27164)

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Strain Designations: B-78  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Treponema hyodysenteriae Harris et al.
Verified By Whole-genome Sequencing
Strain Designations B-78
Swine dysentery
Biosafety Level 1

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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Antimicrobial sensitivity
Genetic map
Name of Depositor DL Harris
Swine dysentery

Stanton TB, et al. Reclassification of Treponema hyodysenteriae and Treponema innocens in a new genus, Serpula gen. nov., as Serpula hyodysenteriae comb. nov. and Serpula innocens comb. nov.. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 41: 50-58, 1991. PubMed: 1704792

Harris DL, et al. Isolation and propagation of spirochetes from the colon of swine dysentery affected pigs. Can. J. Comp. Med. 36: 74-76, 1972. PubMed: 4258550

Kitai K, et al. In vitro antimicrobial activity against reference strains and field isolates of Treponema hyodysenteriae. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 31: 1935-1938, 1987. PubMed: 3439804

Zuerner RL, Stanton TB. Physical and genetic map of the Serpulina hyodysenteriae B78T chromosome. J. Bacteriol. 176: 1087-1092, 1994. PubMed: 8106320

Harris DL, et al. Inoculation of pigs with Treponema hyodysenteriae (new species) and reproduction f the disease. Vet. Med. Small Anim. Clin. 67: 61-64, 1972. PubMed: 4480857

Glock RD, Harris DL. Swine dysentery. II. Characterization of lesions in pigs inoculated with Treponema hyodysenteriae in pure and mixed culture. Vet. Med. Small Anim. Clin. 67: 65-68, 1972. PubMed: 4480858

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

Validation list no. 64. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 48: 327-328, 1998.

Ochiai S, et al. Unification of the genera Serpulina and Brachyspira, and proposal of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae comb nov., Brachyspira innocens comb. nov. and Brachyspira pilosicoli comb. nov.. Microbiol. Immunol. 41: 445-452, 1997. PubMed: 9251055

type strain

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.
  • 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.
Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019