Pneumocystis carinii Delanoe and Delanoe (ATCC® 50385)

Strain Designations: Rat prototype  /  Depositor: M Cushion  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Rat prototype
Opportunistic pathogen research
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.

Isolation Sasco Sprague-Dawley rat (SL2), male, St. Louis O'Fallon colony, rodent parvovirus other-positive, Cincinnati, OH, 1993.
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -70°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Protocols Section
Type Strain no
Contaminated with Brevibacterium sp. (possibly B. epidermidis), Aspergillus sp. (possibly A. terreus), and Mycoplasma hyorhinis (ATCC lab results)
Also contains Pneumocystis carinii f. sp. ratti
Growth Conditions
in vivo cultivation, rat
No protocol available at this time.
Name of Depositor M Cushion
Year of Origin 1993

Cushion MT, et al. Evidence for two genetic variants of Pneumocystis carinii coinfecting laboratory rats. J. Clin. Microbiol. 31: 1217-1223, 1993. PubMed: 8501222

Melanie T Cushion, personal communication

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