Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® BAA-612)

Strain Designations: 2708 [Poland 6B-20]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations 2708 [Poland 6B-20] (representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN))
Application
Respiratory research
Isolation
Clinical specimen - human
Poland
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Serotype 6B (CDC, personal communication)
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serotype 6B (CDC, personal communication)
Antibiotic Resistance
Multi-drug resistant
Comments
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Medium ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Atmosphere: air, 95%; carbon dioxide (CO2), 5%
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor CDC
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
CDC
W Hyrniewicz
Isolation
Clinical specimen - human
Poland
References

Overweg K, et al. Multidrug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Poland: identification of emerging clones. J. Clin. Microbiol. 37: 1739-1745, 1999. PubMed: 10325317

representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)

CDC, personal communication

representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)

CDC, personal communication

CDC, personal communication