Histoplasma capsulatum Darling (ATCC® 26030)

Alternate State: Ajellomyces capsulatus (Kwon-Chung) McGinnis et Katz, teleomorph  /  Strain Designations: G-186B  /  Product Format: frozen

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Deposited As Histoplasma capsulatum Darling, anamorph
Strain Designations G-186B
Alternate State Ajellomyces capsulatus (Kwon-Chung) McGinnis et Katz, teleomorph
Biomedical Research and Development Material
Emerging infectious disease research
Respiratory research
Biosafety Level 3

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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
yeast phase
Morphology of mycelial phase
effect of continuous light and total darkness
GC content
method for isolation
Effects of pH
differentiation of A and B phenotypes
Medium ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25.0°C
Name of Depositor MD Berliner
human, Panama
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U57103 Ajellomyces capsulatus strain G186B 18S rRNA gene, group I intron


Bawdon RE, et al. Deoxyribonucleic acid base composition of the yeastlike and mycelial phases of Histoplasma capsulatum and Blastomyces dermatitidis. J. Bacteriol. 111: 593-596, 1972. PubMed: 5053471

Berliner MD, Biundo N Jr.. Effects of continuous light and total darkness on cultures of Histoplasma capsulatum. Sabouraudia 11: 48-51, 1973. PubMed: 4703465

Berliner MD, Reca ME. Protoplasts of systemic dimorphic fungal pathogens: Histoplasma capsulatum and Blastomyces dermatitidis. Mycopathol. Mycol. Appl. 37: 81-85, 1969. PubMed: 5768613

Berliner MD. Primary subcultures of Histoplasma capsulatum. I. Macro and micro- morphology of the mycelial phase. Sabouraudia 6: 111-118, 1968. PubMed: 5647142

Garrison RG, Gordon L. A concentration and cultural method for the enhanced isolation of Histoplasma capsulatum from sputum. Health Lab. Sci. 8: 231-237, 1971. PubMed: 5115118

Berliner MD. Histoplasma capsulatum: effects of pH on the yeast and mycelial phases in vitro. Sabouraudia 11: 267-270, 1973. PubMed: 4128915

Berliner MD. Histoplasma capsulatum: vital staining for the differentiation of the albino and brown phenotypes in vitro. Sabouraudia 11: 271-273, 1973. PubMed: 4128916

Berliner MD, Reca ME. Release of protoplasts in the yeast phase of Histoplasma capsulatum without added enzyme. Science 167: 1255-1257, 1970. PubMed: 5411912

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