Pythium insidiosum de Cock et al. (ATCC® 46947)

Strain Designations: K-K-16-77 [CDC B-4299]  /  Product Format: frozen

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Deposited As Pythium gracile Schenk sensu Middleton
Strain Designations K-K-16-77 [CDC B-4299]
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
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Granular dermatitis
Medium ATCC® Medium 307: Cornmeal agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Protocol: plus wheat germ oil
Protocol: plus wheat germ oil
Name of Depositor T Ichtani
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--T Ichtani<<--J. Amemiya
horse, Equus caballus, Japan

De Cock AW, et al. Pythium insidiosum sp. nov., the etiologic agent of pythiosis. J. Clin. Microbiol. 25: 344-349, 1987. PubMed: 3818928

Ichitani T, Amemiya J. Pythium gracile isolated from the foci of granular dermatitis in the horse (Equus caballus). Trans. Mycol. Soc. Jpn. 21: 263-265, 1980.

. . Bull. Fac. Agric. Kagoshima Univ. 32: 141-147, 1982.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • USDA APHIS VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. The Application Form VS 16-3 (Import controlled material import or transport organisms or vectors) must be submitted to USDA APHIS Veterinary Services to obtain the VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit.
  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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