Rickettsia canadensis (ATCC® VR-1444)

Classification: Rickettsiae  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Rickettsiae
Agent Rickettsia canadensis
Strain CA410
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Haemaphysalis leporispalustris in California
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Posesses CF antigens in common with R. typhi and R. prowazekii with antisera prepared in GP, Rab, and Ha; however, MIF test with mouse antisera bled by ear after infection or immunization are quite specific. Highly infectious. May be handled under BL2 conditions (per CDC BMBL 5th edition, 2007).
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (plaque formation) in tissue culture
Death of E, febrile response in GP, plaque formation and CPE in TC.
Death of embryo in chicken eggs
Febrile response in guinea pig
Recommended Host
chicken embryo; Vero cells (ATCC CCL-81)
chicken embryo; guinea pig; Microtus species
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 35°C
Incubation: 35°C 8 days in CE; 34°C-35°C 8-10 days in Vero cells
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (plaque formation) in tissue culture
Death of E, febrile response in GP, plaque formation and CPE in TC.
Death of embryo in chicken eggs
Febrile response in guinea pig
Name of Depositor RN Philip, T Hackstadt
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Source
Haemaphysalis leporispalustris in California
References

Philip RN, et al. Identification of an isolate of Rickettsia canada from California. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 31: 1216-1221, 1982. PubMed: 6756179

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