Strain Information: 1501/3G

Division/Phylum: Amoebozoa    Class: Discosea


Acanthamoeba polyphaga (Puschkarew) Volkonsky (1931)

CCAP 1501/3G
Isolator: Jones (1974)
Origin: Human; tissue, keratoplasty, USA
Culture: Medium NN; Monoxenic; sub; contains non-pathogenic E. coli as food source.
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References [3]   EMBL Links
Costas M & Griffiths AJ (1984) The esterases and acid-phosphatases of Acanthamoeba (Amoebida, Acanthamoebidae). Protistologica 20(1): 33-41.
DOI: none

Lonnen J, Heaselgrave W, Nomachi M, Mori O & Santodomingo-Rubido J (2010) Disinfection efficacy and encystment rate of soft contact lens multipurpose solutions against Acanthamoeba Eye & Contact Lens: Science & Clinical Practice 36(1): 26-32.
DOI: 10.1097/ICL.0b013e3181c6e184

Heaselgrave W, Shama G, Andrew PW & Kong MG (2016) Inactivation of Acanthamoeba spp. and other ocular pathogens by application of cold atmospheric gas plasma. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 82: 3143-3148.
DOI: 10.1128/AEM.03863-15

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Catalogue updated: 2 September 2016