Chlamydophila psittaci (Lillie) Everett et al. (ATCC® VR-601)

Classification: Chlamydiaceae  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Chlamydiaceae
Deposited As Psittacosis
Agent Chlamydophila psittaci (Lillie) Everett et al.
Strain Psittacosis strain Borg
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
human lung
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
*Requests for this agent must carry signed statement assuming all risks and responsibilities for laboratory handling.
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (inclusions)
death of embryo
Recommended Host
chicken embryo, yolk sac inoculation; McCoy cells (ATCC CRL-1696)
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 35°C to 37°C
Incubation: 2 days
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (inclusions)
death of embryo
Name of Depositor J Schachter
Source
human lung
References

Pudiatmoko, et al. Phylogenetic analysis of the genus Chlamydia based on 16S rRNA gene sequences. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47: 425-431, 1997. PubMed: 9103632

Olson BJ. . Public Health Rep. 59: 1299, 1944.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D85711 Chlamydia psittaci DNA for 16S ribosomal RNA.