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Brachyspira pilosicoli (Trott et al.) Ochiai et al. (ATCC® 51139)

Strain Designations: P43/6/78  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Brachyspira pilosicoli
Strain Designations P43/6/78
Pigs with diarrhea and colitis, Glasgow, Scotland
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 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
Weakly beta-hemolytic spirochete
Medium ATCC® Medium 1827: BHI with heat-inactivated fetal bovine serum and glucose
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Anaerobic
Name of Depositor DJ Hampson
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- DJ Hampson <-- DJ Taylor
Pigs with diarrhea and colitis, Glasgow, Scotland

Trott DJ, et al. Serpulina pilosicoli sp. nov., the agent of porcine intestinal spirochetosis. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 46: 206-215, 1996. PubMed: 8573497

Walker ST, et al. A serological survey of canine parvovirus infection in New South Wales, Australia. Vet. Rec. 106: 324-332, 1980. PubMed: 7376383

Yamada Y, et al. The phylogeny of acetic acid bacteria based on the partial sequences of 16S ribosomal RNA: the elevation of the subgenus Gluconoacetobacterium to generic level. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 61: 1244-1251, 1997. PubMed: 9301103

Ochiai S, et al. Unification of the genera Serpulina and Brachyspira, and proposal of Brachyspira hyodysenteriae comb nov., Brachyspira innocens comb. nov. and Brachyspira pilosicoli comb. nov.. Microbiol. Immunol. 41: 445-452, 1997. PubMed: 9251055

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