Chlamydophila psittaci (Lillie) Everett et al. (ATCC® VR-574)

Classification: Chlamydiaceae  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Classification Chlamydiaceae
Deposited As Ornithosis, pigeon
Agent Chlamydophila psittaci (Lillie) Everett et al.
Strain Ornithosis, Pigeon strain CP-3
Biosafety Level 3
pigeon, California, 1958
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C or colder
Effect on Host
Death of embryo with hyperemia of yolk sac
Recommended Host
chicken embryo, yolk sac inoculation
chicken embryo; mouse, i.c. or i.p. inoculation; pigeon, i.c. or i.p. inoculation; sparrow, i.p. inoculation; parakeet, i.p. inoculation; turkey, i.p. inoculation
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 39°C
Incubation: 4-8 days
Effect on Host
Death of embryo with hyperemia of yolk sac
Name of Depositor LA Page
pigeon, California, 1958
Year of Origin 1958

Page LA. . Am. J. Vet. Res. 21: 971, 1960.

Page LA. Interspecies transfer of psittacosis-LGV-trachoma agents: pathogenicity of two avian and two mammalian strains for eight species of birds and mammals. Am. J. Vet. Res. 27: 397-407, 1966. PubMed: 6006334

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF269265 Chlamydophila psittaci CP3 major outer membrane protein (ompA) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U68448 Chlamydia psittaci CP3 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence, intergenic spacer, and 23S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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