Borrelia bavariensis (ATCC® BAA-2496)

Strain Designations: PBi  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Classification Borrelia
Strain Designations PBi
Isolation Human cerebrospinal fluid
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2
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
Medium ATCC® Medium 1914: Revised BSK medium
ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Microaerophilic
Name of Depositor V Fingerle, G Margos
Chain of Custody ATCC <-- V Fingerle, G Marcos, National Reference Centre for Borrelia; Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authorities in Germany
Isolation Human cerebrospinal fluid
Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X85199.1 Borrelia garinii 16S rRNA gene, strain PBi

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