Rickettsia honei Stenos et al. (ATCC® VR-1472)

Classification: Rickettsia, Spotted Fever Group  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Rickettsia, Spotted Fever Group
Agent Rickettsia honei Stenos et al.
Strain RB
Biosafety Level 3
Isolation
human with fever and rash, Australia
originally isolated on Vero cells
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or lower
Comments
stable at room temperature for 1-2 hours
John Stenos
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (lytic) in Vero cells
Recommended Host
chicken embryo, yolk sac inoculation
chicken embryo; Vero cells (ATCC CCL-81)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 34°C
Incubation: 10 days at 34°C in chicken embryo
Cryopreservation
Storage temperature: -70C or lower
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (lytic) in Vero cells
Name of Depositor J Stenos
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Source
human with fever and rash, Australia
originally isolated on Vero cells
References

Stenos J, et al. Protein characterization of Australian spotted fever group rickettsiae and monoclonal antibody typing of Rickettsia honei. J. Clin. Microbiol. 35: 261-263, 1997. PubMed: 8968920

Graves SR, et al. Spotted fever group rickettsial infection in south-eastern Australia: isolation of rickettsiae. Comp. Immunol. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 16: 223-233, 1993. PubMed: 8403837

Stenos J, et al. Rickettsia honei sp. nov., the aetiological agent of Flinders Island spotted fever in Australia. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 48: 1399-1404, 1998. PubMed: 9828442

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