Legionella wadsworthii Edelstein et al. (ATCC® 33877)

Strain Designations: Wadsworth 81-716A [NCTC 11532]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations Wadsworth 81-716A [NCTC 11532]
Sputum, Los Angeles, California
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 1099: CYE (Charcoal Yeast Extract) Buffered Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Growth Conditions: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor PH Edelstein
Sputum, Los Angeles, California

Validation list no. 11. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 33: 672-674, 1983.

Edelstein PH, et al. Legionella wadsworthii species nova: a cause of human pneumonia. Ann. Intern. Med. 97: 809-813, 1982. PubMed: 6756238

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Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X73401 L.wadsworthii (ATCC 33877) gene for 16S rRNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z24720 L.wadsworthii 23S and 5S rRNA genes, partial CDS's.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X72347 L.wadsworthii (ATCC 3877) gene for 5S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U92225 Legionella wadsworthii macrophage infectivity potentiator (mip) gene, complete cds.

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