Chlamydia trachomatis (ATCC® VR-571B)

Classification: Chlamydiaceae, Chlamydia  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Chlamydiaceae, Chlamydia
Deposited As Trachoma serotype a
Agent Chlamydia trachomatis
Strain Trachoma type A strain HAR-13 [strain Har 13]
Biosafety Level 2
Isolation
Conjunctiva from 4-year-old with trachoma
human conjunctiva
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70°C or colder
Comments
Type strain
This preparation has tested positive for Mycoplasma contamination.
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (inclusions) detectable by immunofluorescence
Intracellular inclusion bodies visualized by fluorescent staining with genus or species specific conjugated antibodies.
Recommended Host
McCoy cells (ATCC CRL-1696)
chicken embryo, yolk sac; anti-metabolite treated L-929 cells (ATCC CCL-1); HeLa 229 cells (ATCC CCL-2.1)
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 3 days at 36°C, a 5%CO2 in air atmosphere is recommended.
Recommendations for Infection: For best results cells should be 24 to 48 hours old and 90% - 100% confluent.
Effect on Host
Cytopathic effects (inclusions) detectable by immunofluorescence
Intracellular inclusion bodies visualized by fluorescent staining with genus or species specific conjugated antibodies.
Name of Depositor CDC
Source
Conjunctiva from 4-year-old with trachoma
human conjunctiva
References

Murray ES. . Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 29: 116, 1980.

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

type strain

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