Strain Information: 1501/2B

Division/Phylum: Amoebozoa    Class: Discosea


Acanthamoeba hatchetti Sawyer, Visvesvera & Harke (1977)

CCAP 1501/2B
Isolator: Chang (1959)
Origin: Freshwater; well, nr. Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Culture: Medium NN; Monoxenic; sub + cryo; contains non-pathogenic E. coli as food source.
Other: ATCC 30898; formerly listed as Acanthamoeba castellanii (Douglas) Volkonsky 1931; POSSIBLE PATHOGEN


References [4]   EMBL Links
Costas M & Griffiths AJ (1984) The esterases and acid-phosphatases of Acanthamoeba (Amoebida, Acanthamoebidae). Protistologica 20(1): 33-41.
DOI: none

Daggett PM, Sawyer T & Nerad T (1982) Distribution and possible interrelationships of pathogenic and nonpathogenic Acanthamoeba from aquatic environments. Microbial Ecology 8(4): 371-386.
DOI: 10.1007/BF02010676

Kong, HH, Shin JY, Yu HS, Kim J, Hahn TW, Hahn YH & Chung DI (2002) Mitochondrial DNA restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) and 18S small-subunit ribosomal DNA PCR-RFLP analyses of Acanthamoeba isolated from contact lens storage cases of residents in southwestern Korea Journal of Clinical Microbiology 40: 1199-1206.
DOI: 10.1128/JCM.40.4.1199?1206.2002

Reveiller FL, Marciano-Cabral F, Pernin P, Cabanes PA & Legastelois S (2000) Species specificity of a monoclonal antibody produced to Naegleria fowleri and partial characterisation of its antigenic determinant. Parasitology Research 86: 634-641.
DOI: none

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Catalogue updated: 2 September 2016