Fluoribacter bozemanae (Brenner et al.) Garrity et al. (ATCC® 33217)

Strain Designations: WIGA  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Legionella bozemanii Brenner et al.
Strain Designations WIGA
Media testing
Lung tissue
Biosafety Level 2

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.

Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® yes
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 1099: CYE (Charcoal Yeast Extract) Buffered Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor RM McKinney
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RM McKinney <-- JE McDade
Lung tissue

Brenner DJ, et al. Legionella bozemanii sp. nov. and Legionella dumoffii sp. nov.: classification of two additional species of Legionella associated with human pneumonia. Curr. Microbiol. 4: 111-116, 1980.

Garrity GM, et al. Tatlockia and Fluoribacter: Two new gener of organisms resembling Legionella pneumophila. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 609-614, 1980.

McDade JE, et al. Legionnaires' disease bacterium isolated in 1947. Ann. Intern. Med. 90: 659-661, 1979. PubMed: 373548

Quality Control for Commercially Prepared Microbiological Culture Media; Approved Standard - 3rd Edition. Wayne, PA. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute; CLSI M22-A3.

Validation list no. 5. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 676-677, 1980.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U91609 Legionella bozemanii macrophage infectivity potentiator (mip) gene, complete cds.

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