Streptococcus pyogenes Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-595)

Strain Designations: MGAS 315  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations MGAS 315
Application
Emerging infectious disease research
Isolation Clinical specimen from a patient with streptococcal toxic shock syndrome. Texas, United States, late 1980's
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Serotype M3
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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Streptococcus pyogenes MGAS315, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serotype M3
Comments
Genome sequenced strain
Name of Depositor JM Musser
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
J M Musser
P M Schlievert
Isolation Clinical specimen from a patient with streptococcal toxic shock syndrome. Texas, United States, late 1980's
References

Musser JM, et al. Streptococcus pyogenes causing toxic-shock-like syndrome and other invasive diseases: clonal diversity and pyrogenic exotoxin expression. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 88: 2668-2672, 1991. PubMed: 1672766

Beres SB, et al. Genome sequence of a serotype M3 strain of group A Streptococcus: phage-encoded toxins, the high-virulence phenotype, and clone emergence.. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 99: 10078-10083, 2002. PubMed: 12122206

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AE014074 Streptococcus pyogenes MGAS315, complete genome.