Haemophilus aegyptius (Trevisan) Pittman and Davis (ATCC® 43807)

Strain Designations: 172a  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 172a
Biosafety Level 2

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Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Collected by, or in connection with, the Texas Conjunctivitis Investigation of the late 1940's to early 1950's; listed as Haemophilus sp. Pending resolution of its taxonomic status.
Medium ATCC® Medium 814: GC Agar/Broth Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor CR Manclark
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--CR Manclark<<--Texas Conjunctivitis Investigation

Pittman M, Davis DJ. Identification of the Koch-Weeks bacillus (H. aegyptius). J. Bacteriol. 59: 413-426, 1950.

. . J. Bacteriol. 59: 427-431, 1950.

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