Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-42)

Strain Designations: HDE288  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Staphylococcus aureus Rosenbach
Strain Designations HDE288
Application
Emerging infectious disease research
Drug discovery
Enteric Research
Isolation
Child in a hospital pneumology ward, Lisbon, Portugal, 1996
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety  classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance
Multi-drug resistant
Resistant to methicillin
Resistant to oxacillin
Resistant to penicillin
Comments
Pediatric clone of MRSA
The publication supporting this deposit states resistance to methicillin, penicillin, oxacillin, ampicillin-sulbactam, and cephalothin. However, using CLSI guidelines, sensitivity to cephalothin and ampicillin-sulbactam have been confirmed.
Absence of pvl gene confirmed by PCR.
Colony Morphology Colonies on #196 agar have gray, yellow, brown aerial mycelia and yellow brown substrate mycelia. A soluble yellowish brown pigment is produced.
Colony Morphology Colonies on #196 agar have gray, yellow, brown aerial mycelia and yellow brown substrate mycelia. A soluble yellowish brown pigment is produced.
Name of Depositor H De Lencastre
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Isolation
Child in a hospital pneumology ward, Lisbon, Portugal, 1996
Year of Origin 1996
References

Sa-Leao R, et al. Detection of an archaic clone of Staphylococcus aureus with low-level resistance to methicillin in a pediatric hospital in Portugal and in international samples: relics of a formerly widely disseminated strain?. J. Clin. Microbiol. 37: 1913-1920, 1999. PubMed: 10325346

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