Ehrlichia sennetsu (Misao and Kobayashi) Ristic and Huxsoll (ATCC® VR-367)

Classification: Rickettsiae  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Rickettsiae
Agent Ehrlichia sennetsu (Misao and Kobayashi) Ristic and Huxsoll
Strain Miyayama
Applications
CF may be useful.
Emerging infectious disease research
Vector borne research
Biosafety Level 3
Isolation
Human blood, Belgium, 1953
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Grows in several types of tissue culture including BS-C-1 and L929 cells. CF may be useful. Agent is sensitive to broad spectrum antibiotics, but not to penicillin or Gantrisin. Not related to other rickettsial groups. Grows poorly in chick embryos.
Effect on Host
BS-C-1: tends to become carrier culture if cells are split at weekly intervals
Mice: lymph node swelling, wasting, death
Recommended Host
mouse; BS-C-1 cells (ATCC CCL-26)
mouse; monkey
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 7-10 days (M)
Effect on Host
BS-C-1: tends to become carrier culture if cells are split at weekly intervals
Mice: lymph node swelling, wasting, death
Name of Depositor Y Kobayashi, M Kitaoka
Source
Human blood, Belgium, 1953
Year of Origin 1953
References

Validation list no. 15. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 34: 355-357, 1984.

Misao T. . Kyushu J. Med. Sci. 6: 145, 1955.

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

Dumler JS, et al. Reorganization of genera in the families Rickettsiaceae and Anaplasmataceae in the order Rickettsiales: unification of some species of Ehrlichia with Anaplasma, Cowdria with Ehrlichia and Ehrlichia with Neorickettsia, descriptions of six new species combinations and designation of Ehrlichia equi and 'HGE agent' as subjective synonyms of Ehrlichia phagocytophila. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51: 2145-2165, 2001. PubMed: 11760958

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