Rickettsia heilongjiangii (ATCC® VR-1524)

Classification: Rickettsiae  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Rickettsiae
Agent Rickettsia heilongjiangii
Strain 054
Applications
The recommended method for rapid authentication is by encoding gene sequencing using rOmpA with the accession number AF179362.
Biosafety Level 3

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
hemolymph of Dermacentor silvarum ticks
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
The recommended method for rapid authentication is by encoding gene sequencing using rOmpA with the accession number AF179362.
Effect on Host
Effect: CPE; rounding and sloughing of monolayer
CPE with rounding and sloughing of monolayer
Recommended Host
Vero (ATCC CCL-81) cells
Vero 76 (ATCC CRL-1587), Vero (ATCC CCL-81), human
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 5 days at 32-34°C
Cryopreservation
Storage temperature: -70°C or lower
Effect on Host
Effect: CPE; rounding and sloughing of monolayer
CPE with rounding and sloughing of monolayer
Name of Depositor D Raoult
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Source
hemolymph of Dermacentor silvarum ticks
References

. Genotypic and antigenic identification of two new strains of spotted fever group rickettsiae isolated from China.. J. Clin. Microbiol. 31: 83-88, 1993. PubMed: 8093253

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF179362 Rickettsia sp. HLJ-054 strain HLJ-054 OmpA (ompA) gene, partial cds.