Chlamydophila psittaci (Lillie) Everett et al. (ATCC® VR-125)

Classification: Chlamydiaceae  /  Product Format: frozen

Classification Chlamydiaceae
Deposited As Psittacosis
Agent Chlamydophila psittaci (Lillie) Everett et al.
Strain Psittacosis strain 6 BC
Biosafety Level 3

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Parakeet, California, 1941
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70° or colder
Large doses do not affect GP, pigeons or lambs. Feed infected cells with EMEM (HEPES buffered) supplemented with 10% FBS, 5mg/ml glucose, 0.3mg/ml glutamine, 1ug/ml cycloheximide.
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (inclusions) in tissue culture
Death of chicken embryo
Recommended Host
McCoy cells (ATCC CRL-1696)
chicken embryo, yolk sac; mouse, i.c. or i.p. inoculation; parakeet, i.p. inoculation; turkey, i.p. inoculation; chicken embryo in tissue culture; L-929 cells (ATCC CCL-1); McCoy cells (ATCC CRL-1696)
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 4-10 days at 37°C in CE (y.s.); 2 days at 37°C in TC
Temperature: 37°C
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (inclusions) in tissue culture
Death of chicken embryo
Name of Depositor LA Page
Parakeet, California, 1941
Year of Origin 1941

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int J Syst Bacteriol 30: 225-420, 1980.

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB001778 Chlamydia psittaci gene for 16S rRNA, strain 6BC.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U44032 Chlamydia psittaci putative ribonuclease P RNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X69476 C.psittaci gseA gene for 3-deoxy-D-2-octulosonic acid transferase.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ012169 Chlamydophila psittaci partial rnpB gene for RNase P RNA subunit.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U68447 Chlamydophila psittaci strain 6BC 16S and 23S ribosomal RNA operon, complete sequence.