Legionella longbeachae McKinney et al. (ATCC® 33462)

Strain Designations: Long Beach 4 [NCTC 11477]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations Long Beach 4 [NCTC 11477]
Human lung
Type Strain yes
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® 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
Human lung

Doyle RM, et al. Sequence analysis of the mip gene of the soilborne pathogen Legionella longbeachae. Infect. Immun. 66: 1492-1499, 1998. PubMed: 9529072

Hickey EK, Cianciotto NP. An iron- and fur-repressed Legionella pneumophila gene that promotes intracellular infection and encodes a protein with similarity to the Escherichia coli aerobactin synthetases. Infect. Immun. 65: 133-143, 1997. PubMed: 8975903

Liles MR, et al. Identification and temperature regulation of Legionella pneumophila genes involved in type IV pilus biogenesis and type II protein secretion. Infect. Immun. 66: 1776-1782, 1998. PubMed: 9529113

McKinney RM, et al. Legionella longbeachae species nova, another etiologic agent of human pneumonia. Ann. Intern. Med. 94: 739-743, 1981. PubMed: 7235414

Neumeister B, et al. Multiplication of different Legionella species in mono mac 6 cells and in Acanthamoeba castellanii. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 63: 1219-1224, 1997. PubMed: 9097418

Validation list no. 8. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 32: 266-268, 1982.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X66992 L.longbeachae group 1 (ATCC 33462) 5S rRNA gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z24691 L.longbeachae 23S and 5S rRNA genes, partial CDS's.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z30456 L.longbeachae Serogroup 1 Long Beach-4 genes for 23S ribosomal RNA and 5S ribosomal RNA.

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