Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae (Shope) Pohl et al. (ATCC® 27088)

Strain Designations: 4074 [CCM 5869, HK 405]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Haemophilus parahaemolyticus Pittman
Strain Designations 4074 [CCM 5869, HK 405]
Application Characterization
Respiratory research
Lung of swine, Argentina
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2

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.

Antigenic Properties Serotype 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain yes
Antigenic Properties Serotype 1
Genome sequencing strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
ATCC® Medium 814: GC Agar/Broth Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor J Nicolet
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- J Nicolet <-- J Callis <-- R Shope
Lung of swine, Argentina

Borr JD, et al. Analysis of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae and related organisms by DNA-DNA hybridization and restriction endonuclease fingerprinting. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 41: 121-129, 1991. PubMed: 1847295

Kilian M, et al. Biochemical and serological characterization of Haemophilus pleuropneumoniae (Matthews and Pattison 1961) Shope 1964 and proposal of a neotype strain. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 28: 20-26, 1978.

Moller K, et al. Actinobacillus minor sp. nov., Actinobacillus porcinus sp. nov., and Actinobacillus indolicus sp. nov., three new V factor-dependent species from the respiratory tract of pigs. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 951-956, 1996. PubMed: 8863422

Nicolet J. Sur l'hemophilose du porc. III. Differentiation serologique de Haemophilus parahaemolyticus. Zentralbl. Bakteriol., I Abt., Orig. 216: 487-495, 1971.

. . Pathol. Microbiol. 31: 215-225, 1968.

Pohl S, et al. Transfer of Haemophilus pleuropneumoniae and the Pasteurella haemolytica-like organism causing porcine necrotic pleuropneumonia to the genus Actinobacillus (Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae comb. nov.) on the basis of phenotypic and deoxyribonucleic acid relatedness. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 510-514, 1983.

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z49708 A. pleuropneumoniae tbp1 gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : A56682 Sequence 1 from Patent EP0733708.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M75074 Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae 16S small subunit ribosomal RNA gene sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AACK01000000 Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae serovar 1 str. 4074, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

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