Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® 12600)

Strain Designations: NCTC 8532 [IAM 12544, R. Hugh 2605]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations NCTC 8532 [IAM 12544, R. Hugh 2605]
Media testing
Quality control strain
Enteric Research
Pleural fluid
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Serotype 3
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® yes
Type Strain yes
Antigenic Properties Serotype 3
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor NCTC
Pleural fluid

Int. Bull. Bacteriol. Nomencl. Taxon. 8: 154, 1958.

Hugh R, Ellis MA. The neotype strain for Staphylococcus epidermidis (Winslow and Winslow 1908), Evans 1916. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 18: 231-239, 1968.

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

GP2 MicroPlate. Biolog.

Staphylococcus aureus and staphylococcal enterotoxins. Washington, DC:American Public Health Association;APHA APHA2001-39, 2001

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X68417 S.aureus gene for 16S rRNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X68425 S.aureus gene for 23S rRNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ000472 Staphylococcus aureus catalase gene, strain ATCC12600.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L37597 Staphylococcus aureus 16S ribosomal RNA (16S rRNA) gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L11530 Staphylococcus aureus transfer RNA sequence with two rRNAs.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D00730 S. aureus glutamic acid specific protease (EC gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U06451 Staphylococcus aureus proline permease homolog (putP) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF195962 Staphylococcus aureus strain ATCC 12600 UvrA and HprK genes, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF235026 Staphylococcus aureus pyruvate dehydrogenase beta subunit PdhB (pdhB) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L36472 Staphylococcus aureus lysyl-tRNA sythetase gene, complete cds, transfer RNA (tRNA) genes, 5S ribosomal RNA (5S rRNA) gene, 16S ribosomal RNA (16S rRNA) gene, 23S ribosomal RNA (23S rRNA) gene.

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These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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