Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® BAA-1655)

Strain Designations: PJ755/1  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations PJ755/1
Respiratory research
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.

Antigenic Properties Serotype 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
Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serotype 1
Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network reference strain for Sweden1-28
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Name of Depositor L McGee

McGee L, et al. Nomenclature of major antimicrobial-resistant clones of Streptococcus pneumoniae defined by the pneumococcal molecular epidemiology network. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39: 2565-2571, 2001. PubMed: 11427569

Brueggemann AB, Spratt BG. Geographic distribution and clonal diversity of Streptococcus pneumoniae serotype 1 isolates. J. Clin. Microbiol. 41(11): 4966-4970, 2003. PubMed: 14605125

Henriques Normark B, et al. Dynamics of penicillin-susceptible clones in invasive pneumococcal disease. J. Infect. Dis. 184(7): 861-869, 2001. PubMed: 11550126

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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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