Spironucleus barkhanus Sterud et al. (ATCC® 50329)

Depositor: ML Kent  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As Hexamita sp.
Biosafety Level 1

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.

Isolation
blood of seawater pen-reared chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, Sechelt area, British Columbia, Canada, 1992
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Comments
Systemic hexamitid infection in chinook salmon
Cultivated in vivo in chinook salmon, maintained at water temperatures no higher than 18C. Upon arrival thaw the ampule and aseptically inoculate the entire contents of the vial into a single fingerling salmon.
Growth Conditions
Duration: axenic; anaerobic; cultivated in vivo in chinook salmon
Name of Depositor ML Kent
Year of Origin 1992
References

Kent ML, et al. Systemic hexamitid (Protozoa:Diplomonadida) infection in seawater pen-reared chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawyscha. Dis. Aquat. Org. 14: 81-87, 1992.