Leptospira biflexa (Walbach and Binger) Noguchi (ATCC® 23582)

Strain Designations: Patoc 1  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Leptospira interrogans (Stimson) Wenyon
Strain Designations Patoc 1
Stream water, Italy
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.

Antigenic Properties Serotype Patoc
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Antigenic Properties Serotype Patoc
Reference strain for Serotype Patoc
Medium ATCC® Medium 1470: Modified Leptospira medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 30°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor AD Alexander
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- AD Alexander <-- CDC <-- Inst. Trop. Hyg., Amsterdam <-- B. Babudieri
Stream water, Italy

Ann. Inst. Pasteur 75: 552, 1948.

Congr. Soc. Ital. Microbiol. : pp. 1-7, Oct. 9-12, 1961.

. . Curr. Probl. Leptospirosis Res., WHO Techn. Rep. Ser. 380: 23, 1967.

Faine S, Stallman ND. Amended descriptions of the genus Leptospira Noguchi 1917 and the Species L. interrogans (Stimson 1907) Wenyon 1926 and L. biflexa (Wolbach and Binger 1914) Noguchi 1918. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 32: 461-463, 1982.

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

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