Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® 700698)

Strain Designations: Mu3 [NRS2]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Staphylococcus aureus Rosenbach
Strain Designations Mu3 [NRS2]
Application
Drug discovery
Enteric Research
Isolation
Sputum from a lung cancer patient with MRSA pneumonia, Japan, 1996
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 Mu3 DNA, complete genome

Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance
Resistant to methicillin
This strain shows heterogeneous susceptibility to vancomycin.
Comments
Genome sequenced strain
SCCmec type II
Absence of pvl gene confirmed by PCR.
Resistant to methicillin
This strain shows heterogeneous susceptibility to vancomycin.
Medium Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor K Hiramatsu
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Isolation
Sputum from a lung cancer patient with MRSA pneumonia, Japan, 1996
References

Hiramatsu K, et al. Dissemination in Japanese hospitals of strains of Staphylococcus aureus heterogeneously resistant to vancomycin. Lancet 350: 1670-1673, 1997. PubMed: 9400512

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AP009324 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Mu3 DNA, complete genome

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