Blastomyces dermatitidis Gilchrist et Stokes (ATCC® MYA-2586)

Alternate State: Ajellomyces dermatitidis McDonough et Lewis  /  Strain Designations: ER-3  /  Product Format: frozen

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Deposited As Blastomyces dermatitidis Gilchrist et Stokes, anamorph
Strain Designations ER-3
Alternate State Ajellomyces dermatitidis McDonough et Lewis
Emerging infectious disease research
Biomedical Research and Development Material
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.

Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain


Genome sequencing strain (Broad Institute, USA).
Morphology After 11 days on Emmons’ at 37°C, colonies are sparse, thin, cream-colored. Cells globose, single or in pairs, pseudohyphae with blastoconidia present.
Medium ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Typical aerobic
Sequenced Data
18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 28S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence


D1D2 region of the 28S ribosomal RNA gene


Morphology After 11 days on Emmons’ at 37°C, colonies are sparse, thin, cream-colored. Cells globose, single or in pairs, pseudohyphae with blastoconidia present.
Name of Depositor DJ Baumgardner
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Soil under a woodpile, Eagle River, Wisconsin, United States, November 10, 1997
Year of Origin 1997
Cross References

Complete Genome (GenBank) : ACBT00000000 Ajellomyces dermatitidis ER-3, whole genome shotgun sequencing project


Baumgardner DJ, Paretsky DP. The in vitro isolation of Blastomyces dermatitidis from a woodpile in north central Wisconsin, USA. Med. Mycol. 37: 163-168, 1999. PubMed: 10421847

Baumgardner DJ, Laundre B. Studies on the molecular ecology of Blastomyces dermatitidis. Mycopathologia 152: 51-58, 2001.

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