Chlamydia trachomatis (ATCC® VR-1500)

Classification: Chlamydiaceae, Chlamydia  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Chlamydiaceae, Chlamydia
Deposited As Chlamydia trachomatis (Busacca) Rake
Agent Chlamydia trachomatis
Strain Har-32
Applications
Sexually Transmitted Disease Research
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
It is required to pretreat inoculum by vortexing with glass beads and centrifuging inoculum onto cells for optimal infection of cells.
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects, inclusion bodies visualized by fluorescent antibody assay
Recommended Host
McCoy cells (ATCC® CRL-1696™)
Growth Conditions Atmosphere: 37°C
Incubation: 2 days with 5% CO2
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects, inclusion bodies visualized by fluorescent antibody assay
Name of Depositor RL Nichols
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Source Derived from existing strain
References

McComb DE, Bell SD Jr.. The application of an in vitro typing test to TRIC Bedsoniae. Am. J. Opthalmol. 63: 1429-1430, 1967.

from conjunctiva of a patient with active trachoma (TR II follicles and papillae); This strain was derived from VR-572 by adaptation to tissue culture growth.