Staphylococcus epidermidis (Winslow and Winslow) Evans (ATCC® 35984)

Strain Designations: RP62A  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Strain Designations RP62A
Produces polysaccharide adhesin
Catheter sepsis, Tennessee
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
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

Staphylococcus epidermidis RP62A, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Platelet-mediated adhesion
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor GD Christensen
Catheter sepsis, Tennessee

Christensen GD, et al. Nosocomial septicemia due to multiply antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis. Ann. Intern. Med. 96: 1-10, 1982. PubMed: 7053681

Christensen GD, et al. Characterization of clinically significant strains of coagulase- negative staphylococci. J. Clin. Microbiol. 18: 258-269, 1983. PubMed: 6311870

Baddour LM, et al. Production of experimental endocarditis by coagulase-negative staphylococci: variability in species virulence. J. Infect. Dis. 150: 721-727, 1984. PubMed: 6491379

Wang IW, et al. Staphylococcus epidermidis adhesion to hydrophobic biomedical polymer is mediated by platelets. J. Infect. Dis. 167: 329-336, 1993. PubMed: 8421167

Tojo M, et al. Isolation and characterization of a capsular polysaccharide adhesin from Staphylococcus epidermidis. J. Infect. Dis. 157: 713-722, 1988. PubMed: 3279138

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110144 Sequence 877 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000029 Staphylococcus epidermidis RP62A, complete genome.