Bartonella vinsonii (Weiss and Dasch) Brenner et al. emend. Kordick et al. (Vole agent) (ATCC® VR-152)

Product Format: freeze-dried

Agent Bartonella vinsonii (Weiss and Dasch) Brenner et al. emend. Kordick et al. (Vole agent)
Strain Baker [Baker, CIP 103738]
Biosafety Level 2

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Isolation
Spleen of vole, Quebec
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C
Comments
Brenner et al. (Int. J. Syst. Bact. 43: 777-786, 1993) propose Bartonella and Rochalimaea species be combined under genus Bartonella.
Effect on Host
Death of embryo
Recommended Host
chicken embryo, yolk sac inoculation
chicken embryo; vole (inapparent infection); mouse; guinea pig; hamster; rat
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 7 days
Effect on Host
Death of embryo
Name of Depositor M Bozeman
Source
Spleen of vole, Quebec
References

Weiss E, Dasch GA. Differential characteristics of strains of Rochalimaea: Rochalimaea vinsonii sp. nov., the Canadian vole agent. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 32: 305-314, 1982.

Kordick DL, et al. Bartonella vinsonii subsp. berkhoffii subsp. nov., isolated from dogs; Bartonella vinsonii subsp. vinsonii; and emended description of Bartonella vinsonii. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 704-709, 1996. PubMed: 8782679

Baker JA. . J. Exp. Med. 84: 37, 1946.

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z70015 B.vinsonii gltA gene (strain baker).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L01259 Rochalimaea vinsonii 16S ribosomal RNA gene.