Cryptococcus gattii (Vanbreuseghem et Takashio) Kwon-Chung et Boekhout (ATCC® 76109)

Alternate State: Filobasidiella bacillispora Kwon-Chung, teleomorph  /  Strain Designations: AB34.3 [CBS 7748]  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

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Deposited As Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii
Strain Designations AB34.3 [CBS 7748]
Alternate State Filobasidiella bacillispora Kwon-Chung, teleomorph
Biomedical Research and Development Material
Biosafety Level 2

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Product Format freeze-dried
Type Strain no
Preceptrol® no
Association with Eucalyptus camaldulensis
Medium ATCC® Medium 200: YM agar or YM broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 24.0°C
Name of Depositor DH Ellis
air under flowering Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Nuriootpa, Barossa Valley, South Australia

Ellis DH, Pfeiffer TJ. Natural habitat of Cryptococcus neoformans var. gattii. J. Clin. Microbiol. 28: 1642-1644, 1990. PubMed: 2199524

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