Chlamydophila psittaci (Lillie) Everett et al. (ATCC® VR-122)

Classification: Chlamydiaceae  /  Product Format: frozen

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Classification Chlamydiaceae
Deposited As Meningopneumonitis
Agent Chlamydophila psittaci (Lillie) Everett et al.
Strain Meningopneumonitis strain Francis
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.

Ferret inoculated with human material, 1934
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions -70° or colder
Effect on Host
Host death
Recommended Host
chicken embryo, yolk sac inoculation
chicken embryo; mouse, i.c. inoculation; cat
Growth Conditions
Incubation: 2-10 days
Effect on Host
Host death
Name of Depositor HM Jenkin
Ferret inoculated with human material, 1934
Year of Origin 1934

Francis T Jr.. . J. Exp. Med. 68: 147, 1938.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB001784 Chlamydia psittaci gene for 16S rRNA, strain:Cal-10.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF269262 Chlamydophila psittaci MN major outer membrane protein (ompA) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U68453 Chlamydia psittaci MN, ATCC VR-122 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence, intergenic spacer, and 23S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.

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  • USDA APHIS VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. The Application Form VS 16-3 (Import controlled material import or transport organisms or vectors) must be submitted to USDA APHIS Veterinary Services to obtain the VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit.
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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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