Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® 700670)

Strain Designations: Spain 6B-2 [GM17]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations Spain 6B-2 [GM17]
Application
Respiratory research
Isolation
Abcess in human patient, Madrid, Spain, 1988
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Serotype 6B
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serotype 6B
Antibiotic Resistance
Sensitive to erythromycin
Resistant to chloramphenicol
Resistant to penicillin
Resistant to tetracycline
Comments
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Name of Depositor LK McDougal
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- LK McDougal <-- B. Spratt
Isolation
Abcess in human patient, Madrid, Spain, 1988
Year of Origin 1988
References

Coffey TJ, et al. Multiply antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae recovered from Spanish hospitals (1988-1994): novel major clones of serotypes 14, 19F and 15F. Microbiology 142: 2747-2757, 1996. PubMed: 8885390

McGee L, et al. Nomenclature of major antimicrobial-resistant clones of Streptococcus pneumoniae defined by the pneumococcal molecular epidemiology network. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39: 2565-2571, 2001. PubMed: 11427569

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