Rickettsia conorii Brumpt (ATCC® VR-597)

Classification: Rickettsiae  /  Product Format: freeze-dried

Classification Rickettsiae
Agent Rickettsia conorii Brumpt
Strain Indian Tick Typhus
Biosafety Level 3

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.

Isolation
Testicular washings and minced tunica of guinea pig injected with infected ticks (Rhipicephalus sanguineus).
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions -60°C or colder
Comments
Harvest 2 days after death of E for best yield.
Effect on Host
Death of chicken embryo
fever and scrotal reaction in guinea pig
Recommended Host
chicken embryo
chicken embryo; guinea pig
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 4 days at 35°C in CE
Effect on Host
Death of chicken embryo
fever and scrotal reaction in guinea pig
Name of Depositor M Bozeman
Source
Testicular washings and minced tunica of guinea pig injected with infected ticks (Rhipicephalus sanguineus).
References

Philip CB. . Exp. Parasitol. 1(2): 129, 1952.

Philip CB. Fifth International Congr. Microbiol., Rio de Janeiro, Abstract. : ; 1950.