Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-1720)

Strain Designations: MRSA252  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations MRSA252
Application
Emerging infectious disease research
Drug discovery
Isolation
Hospital-acquired strain isolated in the United Kingdom
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
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 aureus subsp. aureus strain MRSA252, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance
Methicillin-resistant (MRSA)
Comments
methicillin-resistant (MRSA)
Complete genome sequence strain
Medium Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor M Enright
Isolation
Hospital-acquired strain isolated in the United Kingdom
References

Holden MT, et al. Complete genomes of two clinical Staphylococcus aureus strains: evidence for the rapid evolution of virulence and drug resistance. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 101(26): 9786-9791, 2004. PubMed: 15213324

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : BX571856 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus strain MRSA252, complete genome.