Tatlockia micdadei Garrity et al. (ATCC® 33204)

Strain Designations: EK  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Pittsburgh pneumonia agent
Strain Designations EK
Media testing
Lung tissue of pneumonia patient
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Legionella pittsburghensis
Tatlockia micdadei
Legionella micdadei
Medium ATCC® Medium 1099: CYE (Charcoal Yeast Extract) Buffered Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor AW Pasculle
Lung tissue of pneumonia patient

Pasculle AW, et al. New bacterial agent of pneumonia isolated from renal-transplant recipients. Lancet 2: 58-61, 1979. PubMed: 87963

Hebert GA, et al. Legionella micdadei species nova: classification of a third species of Legionella associated with human pneumonia. Curr. Microbiol. 3: 255-257, 1980.

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

Myerowitz RL, et al. Opportunistic lung infection due to "Pittsburgh Pneumonia Agent". N. Engl. J. Med. 301: 953-958, 1979. PubMed: 386116

Pasculle AW, et al. Pittsburgh pneumonia agent: direct isolation from human lung tissue. J. Infect. Dis. 141: 727-732, 1980. PubMed: 7391615

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

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