Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-1718)

Strain Designations: TCH959 [USA300-HOU-MS]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations TCH959 [USA300-HOU-MS]
Application
Drug discovery
Isolation
From a 12-year-old white female with a buttock abscess; Texas Children's Hospital
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Yes

Type Strain no
Comments
Genome sequencing strain
This is a reference genome strain for the Human Microbiome Project.
Medium Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor K Hulten
Isolation
From a 12-year-old white female with a buttock abscess; Texas Children's Hospital
References

Highlander SK, et al. Subtle genetic changes enhance virulence of methicillin resistant and sensitive Staphylococcus aureus. BMC Microbiol. 7: 99, 2007. PubMed: 17986343

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AASB02000000 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_TCH959, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000732 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_TCH959 plasmid pUSA300HOUMS, complete sequence