Bordetella pertussis (Bergey et al.) Moreno-Lopez (ATCC® BAA-589)

Strain Designations: Tohama I  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations Tohama I
Human clinical specimen
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
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Bordetella pertussis strain Tohama I, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 35: Bordet Gengou Agar/Broth Medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor A Preston
Special Collection NSF - Bacteriology
Chain of Custody
A Preston
S Stibitz
Human clinical specimen

Heininger U, et al. Comparative phenotypic analysis of the Bordetella parapertussis isolate chosen for genomic sequencing.. Infect. Immun. 70: 3777-3784, 2002. PubMed: 12065521

Kasuga T, et al. Studies on Haemophilus pertussis, Part I. Antigen Structure of H. pertussis and its phases.. Kitasato Arch. Exp. Med. 26: 121-134, 1953.

Kasuga T, et al. Studies on Haemophilus Pertussis, Part V. Relation between the Phase of Bacilli and the Progress of the Whooping-Cough.. Kitasato Arch. Exp. Med. 27: 57-62, 1954.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : BX470248 Bordetella pertussis strain Tohama I, complete genome.

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