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Borrelia americana (ATCC® BAA-1877)

Strain Designations: SCW41; subgroup A  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations SCW41; subgroup A
Hard tick (Ixodes minor)
isolation Date: May 1995
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 1914: Revised BSK medium
Growth Conditions
Name of Depositor N Rudenko, Georgia State University; Statesboro, GA
Hard tick (Ixodes minor)
isolation Date: May 1995
Year of Origin 1995

Rudenko N et al. Delineation of a new species of the Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato Complex, Borrelia americana sp. nov. J. Clin. Microbiol. 47(12): 3875-3880, 2009. PubMed: 19846628

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