Bordetella parapertussis (Eldering and Kendrick) Moreno-Lopez (ATCC® 15311)

Strain Designations: NCTC 5952 [522]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Acinetobacter parapertussis (Elderling and Kendrick) Steel and Cowan
Strain Designations NCTC 5952 [522]
Whooping cough
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® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 35: Bordet Gengou Agar/Broth Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NCTC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- NCTC <-- HB Maitland <-- G Eldering and P Kendrick 522
Whooping cough

Steel KJ, Cowan ST. Le rattachement de Bacterium anitratum, Moraxella lwoffi, Bacillus mallei et Haemophilus parapertussis au genre Acinetobacter Brisou et Prevot. Ann. Inst. Pasteur 106: 479-483, 1964.

Eldering G, Kendrick P. Bacillus parapertussis: A species resembling both Bacillus pertussis and Bacillus bronchisepticus but identical with neither. J. Bacteriol. 35: 561-572, 1938.

Irgens RL, et al. Polaromonas vacuolata gen. nov., sp. nov., a psychrophilic, marine, gas vacuolate bacterium from antarctica. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 822-826, 1996. PubMed: 8782696

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X70372 Bordetella sp. gene for tRNA-Isoleucine.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X68368 B.parapertussis gene for 23S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U04949 Bordetella parapertussis ATCC 15311 16S rRNA, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF157361 Bordetella parapertussis strain ATCC 15311 pertussis toxin gene, promotor region.

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