Anaplasma ovis (ATCC® VR-1437)

Classification: Rickettsiae  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Rickettsiae
Agent Anaplasma ovis
Strain Idaho, USA (S65-Id1AO)
Applications
In vitro use may necessitate addition of antibiotic(s) and/or fungizone.
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Blood from Ovies aries (domestic sheep)
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Liquid nitrogen
Comments
Organism remains viable in blood for 24 hrs at 4C. Antibodies that develop after infection, cross react extensively with Anaplasma marginale in all serologic assays evaluated to date.
Officially recognized as reference strain by Veterinary Hemoparasite Research Workers of the Society for Tropical Veterinary Medicine.
The preparation available through ATCC carries an unidentified contaminant. In vitro use may necessitate addition of antibiotic(s) and/or fungizone.
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Decreased hematocrit and regenerative anemia
Recommended Host
sheep
ovis aries; ovis canadensis; Capra hircus; other wild ungulates
Growth Conditions
Duration: Using 10(8) infected erythrocytes, 20-26 days needle challenge (IV); 33-38 days tick transmitted
Effect on Host
Yes, in vivo effects: Decreased hematocrit and regenerative anemia
Name of Depositor W Goff, D Stiller
Source
Blood from Ovies aries (domestic sheep)
References

Stiller D. Dermacentor andersoni: A Natural Vector of Anaplasma ovis on Sheep in Idaho. Proc. 8th Natl. Vet. Hemoparasite Disease Conf., St. Louis MO : 183, 1989.

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