Trichosporon beigelii (Kuchenmeister et Rabenhorst) Vuillemin, anamorph (ATCC® MYA-910)

Strain Designations: TCM [TCM-86]  /  Product Format: frozen

Strain Designations TCM [TCM-86]
resistant to amphotericin B fungizone
Biomedical Research and Development Material
Biosafety Level 2

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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
Medium ATCC® Medium 28: Emmons' modification of Sabouraud's agar
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor TJ Walsh
Special Collection NCRR Contract
clinical specimen - human
United States
Isolation date: 1987
Year of Origin 1987

Walsh TJ, et al. Trichosporon beigelii, an emerging pathogen resistant to amphotericin B. J. Clin. Microbiol. 28: 1616-1622, 1990. PubMed: 2380383

Walsh TJ, et al. Biochemical and pharmacological factors causing induction and suppression of germination of Trichosporon beigelii. J. Med. Vet. Mycol. 32: 123-132, 1994. PubMed: 8064543

Lyman CA, et al. Response of human polymorphonuclear leukocytes and monocytes to Trichosporon beigelii: host defense against an emerging opportunistic pathogen. J. Infect. Dis. 170: 1557-1565, 1994. PubMed: 7995996

Lyman CA, et al. Detection and quantitation of the glucuronoxylomannan-like polysaccharide antigen from clinical and nonclinical isolates of Trichosporon beigelii and implications for pathogenicity. J. Clin. Microbiol. 33: 126-130, 1995. PubMed: 7535310

Rodrigues RG, et al. Hemoglobin differentially induces binding of Candida, Trichosporon, and Saccharomyces species to fibronectin. J. Infect. Dis. 178: 497-502, 1998. PubMed: 9697732

Melcher GP, et al. Demonstration of a cell wall antigen cross-reacting with cryptococcal polysaccharide in experimental disseminated trichosporonosis. J. Clin. Microbiol. 29: 192-196, 1991. PubMed: 1993757

blood from 18-year-old man with aplastic anemia and granulocytopenia, Bethesda, MD

Devi SJN, et al. Immunological properties of a polysaccharide antigen of Trichosporon beigelii that cross-reacts with the capsular glucuronoxylomannan of Cryptococcus neoformans. Immunol. Infect. Dis. 6: 87-92, 1996.