Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-2094)

Strain Designations: B8-31  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations B8-31
Emerging infectious disease research
Drug discovery
Clinical isolate from Australia
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.

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
Antibiotic Resistance Methicillin resistant
This item is agr1, sea-, tsst+, PVL-, mecA+, SCCmec V.
Absence of pvl gene confirmed by PCR.
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor A Derome
Clinical isolate from Australia

Nimmo GR, Schooneveldt J, et al. Community Acquisition of Gentamicin-Sensitive Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Southeast Queensland, Autralia. J. Clin. Microbiol. 11: 3926-3931, 2000.

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  • 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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