Mycoplasma caviae Hill (ATCC® 27108)

Strain Designations: [G 122, NCTC 10126]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations [G 122, NCTC 10126]
Nasopharynx of guinea pig
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 243: Mycoplasma medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor RG Wittler
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--RG Wittler<<--A. Hill G 122
Nasopharynx of guinea pig

Edward DG, Freundt EA. Type strains of species of the order Mycoplasmatales, including designation of neotypes for Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides, Mycoplasma agalactiae subsp. agalactiae, and Mycoplasma arthritidis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 23: 55-61, 1973.

Hill A. Mycoplasma caviae, a new species. J. Gen. Microbiol. 65: 109-113, 1971. PubMed: 4996779

Hill A, et al. The isolation of mycoplasmas from guinea-pigs (Cavia porcellus). Vet. Rec. 85: 291-292, 1969. PubMed: 5818047

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

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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