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
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
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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