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Bacteria Collection: Legionella pneumophila

NCTC Number: NCTC 11417
Current Name: Legionella pneumophila
Original Strain Reference: Cambridge-2, Atkinson
Other Collection No: ATKINSON
Previous Catalogue Name: Legionella pneumophila
Type Strain: No
Family: Legionellaceae
Hazard Group (ACDP): 2
Release Restrictions: Terms & Conditions of Supply of Microbial Pathogens: Safety
Conditions for growth on solid media: Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract agar (BCYE), 48 hours, 37°C, requires carbon dioxide
Conditions for growth on liquid media: nutrient broth,37, carbon dioxide required
Isolated From: human, lung
Whole Genome Sequence:
Annotated Genome:
23S rRNA Gene Sequence: >gb|Z30442|CAMBRIDGE-2|NCTC 11417|L.pneumophila Serogroup 5 Cambridge-2 genes for 23S ribosomal RNAand 5S ribosomal RNA.| gcctccctcaagatg... >gb|Z24710|CAMBRIDGE-2|NCTC 11417|L.pneumophila 23S and 5S rRNA genes, partial CDSs.| gcctccctcaagatg... >gb|Z24710|CAMBRIDGE-2|NCTC 11417|L.pneumophila 23S and 5S rRNA genes, partial CDS's.| gcctccctcaagatg...
Bibliography: NAGINGTON J ET AL 1979 LANCET 2 536 537
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Ref #: 13685
Author(s): Robinson,P.N.;Heidrich,B.;Tiecke,F.;Fehrenbach,F.J.;Rolfs,A.
Journal: FEMS Microbiol Lett
Title: Species-specific detection of Legionella using polymerase chain reaction
Volume: 140
Page(s): 111-119
Year: 1996
Keyword(s): 0 (DNA Primers) 0 (DNA Probes) 0 (DNA, Bacterial) 0 (DNA, Ribosomal) 0 (RNA, Bacterial) 0 (RNA, Ribosomal, 23S) 0 (RNA, Ribosomal, 5S) Base Sequence Comparative Study DNA Primers/genetics DNA Probes/genetics DNA, Bacterial/*genetics/isolation & purification DNA, Ribosomal/genetics Human Legionella/classification/*genetics/isolation & purification Legionnaires' Disease/diagnosis/microbiology Molecular Sequence Data Polymerase Chain Reaction/*methods RNA, Bacterial/genetics RNA, Ribosomal, 23S/genetics RNA, Ribosomal, 5S/genetics Sequence Homology, Nucleic Acid Species Specificity
Remarks: Legionella pneumophila and some other Legionella species are capable of
URL: 96291654
Data: J. Nagington, PHL Cambridge / Serogroup 5 / Post-mortem human lung / Nagington, J. et al. (1979) Lancet 2, 536
Accession Date: 01/01/1981
Authority: Brenner et al. 1979 (AL)
Depositor: NAGINGTON J
Taxonomy: TaxLink: S1650 (Legionella pneumophila subsp. pneumophila Brenner et al. 1979) - Date of change: 5/02/2003
Biosafety Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country

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