Strain Information: 1534/7A


Vermamoeba vermiformis (Page) Cavalier-Smith & Smirnov (2011)

CCAP 1534/7A
Isolator: Page (1964)
Origin: Freshwater; Pigeon Lake, Wisconsin, USA
Culture: Medium NN; Monoxenic; sub; contains non-pathogenic E. coli as food source
Other: Orig. desig. 25; TYPE CULTURE; cystforming.; formerly listed as Hartmannella vermiformis Page 1967;


References [5]   EMBL Links
Pickup ZL, Pickup R & Parry JD (2007) Effects of bacterial prey species and their concentration on growth of the amoebae Acanthamoeba castellanii and Hartmannella vermiformis. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73(8): 2631-2634.
DOI: 10.1128/AEM.02061-06

Axelsson-Olsson D, Olofsson J, Svensson L, Griekspoor P, Waldenström J, Ellström P & Olsen B (2010) Amoebae and algae can prolong the survival of Campylobacter species in co-culture. Experimental Parasitology 126: 59-64.
DOI: 10.1016/j.exppara.2009.12.016

Dupuy M, Berne F, Herbelin P, Binet M, Berthelot N, Rodier MH, Soreau S & Hechard Y (2013) Sensitivity of free-living amoeba trophozoites and cysts to water disinfectants. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health 335: 339.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2013.07.007

Cervero-Arago S, Rodriguez-Martinez S, Canals O, Salvado H & Araujo RM (2014) Effect of thermal treatment on free-living amoeba inactivation. Journal of Applied Microbiology 116: 728-736.
DOI: 10.1111/jam.12379

Cervero-Aragó S, Sommer R & Araujo RM (2014) Effect of UV irradiation (253.7 nm) on free Legionella and Legionella associated with its amoebae hosts. Water Research 67: 299-309.
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2014.09.023

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Catalogue updated: 28 September 2016