Strain Information: 1501/10

Division/Phylum: Amoebozoa    Class: Discosea


Acanthamoeba castellanii (Douglas) Volkonsky (1931)

CCAP 1501/10
Isolator: Castellani (1930)
Origin: Freshwater; Cryptococcus pararoseus yeast culture, England, UK
Culture: Medium NN; Monoxenic; sub + cryo; contains non-pathogenic E. coli as food source.


References [5]   EMBL Links
Snelling WJ, McKenna JP, Lecky DM & Dooley JSG (2005) Survival of Campylobacter jejuni in waterborne protozoa. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71: 5560-5571.
DOI: 10.1128/AEM.71.9.5560-5571.2005

Zhang J, Laakso J, Mappes J, Laanto E, Ketola T, Bamford JKH, Kunttu H & Sundberg L (2014) Association of colony morphotypes with virulence, growth and resistance against protozoan predation in the fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 89: 553-562.
DOI: 10.1111/1574-6941.12356

Coulon C, Collignon A, McDonnell G & Thomas V (2010) Resistance of Acanthamoeba cysts to disinfection treatments used in health care settings. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 48: 2689-2697.
DOI: 10.1128/JCM.00309-10

Ovrutsky AR, Chan ED, Kartalija M, Bai X, Jackson M, Gibbs S, Falkinham III JO, Iseman MD, Reynolds PR, McDonnell G & Thomas V (2013) Cooccurrence of free-living amoebae and nontuberculous mycobacteria in hospital water networks, and preferential growth of Mycobacterium avium in Acanthamoeba lenticulata. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79: 3185-3192.
DOI: 10.1128/AEM.03823-12

Zhang J, Ketola T, örmälä-Odegrip A, Mappes J & Laakso J (2014) Coincidental loss of bacterial virulence in multi-enemy microbial communities. PLoS ONE 9: e111871.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0111871

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Catalogue updated: 27 March 2015