Author(s): Ammerman NC, BeierSexton M, Azad AF
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Abstract This unit includes protocols for the laboratory maintenance of the obligate intracellular bacterium Rickettsia rickettsii, including propagation in mammalian cell cultures, as well as isolation, counting, and storage procedures. Regulations for working with R. rickettsii in biosafety level 3 containment are also discussed.
This article was published in Curr Protoc Microbiol
and referenced in Journal of Tropical Diseases & Public Health