Strain Information: 1501/16

Division/Phylum: Amoebozoa    Class: Discosea


Acanthamoeba polyphaga (Puschkarew) Volkonsky (1931)

CCAP 1501/16
Isolator: Page (1964)
Origin: Freshwater; Wabash River, Attica, Indiana, USA
Culture: Medium NN; Monoxenic; sub + cryo; contains non-pathogenic E. coli as food source.
Other: Orig. desig. 31; ATCC 30902; strain has intracellular parasite; POSSIBLE PATHOGEN


References [2]   EMBL Links
Kilvington S & Beeching J (1995) Identification and epidemiological typing of Naegleria fowleri with DNA probes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 61(6): 2071-2078.
DOI: none

Kilvington S & Beeching J (1995) Development of a PCR for identification of Naegleria fowleri from the environment. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 61(10): 3764-3767.
DOI: none

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Catalogue updated: 10 November 2015