Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® BAA-658)

Strain Designations: GR890 [Greece 6B-22]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations GR890 [Greece 6B-22] (representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN))
Application
Respiratory research
Isolation
Clinical specimen - human, nasopharynx, healthy children, day care centers, Greece
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Serotype 6B RefSyrogiannopoulos GA, et al. Mediterranean clone of penicillin-susceptible, multidrug-resistant serotype 6B Streptococcus pneumoniae in Greece, Italy and Israel. Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents 16: 219-224, 2000. PubMed: 11091039
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 6B RefSyrogiannopoulos GA, et al. Mediterranean clone of penicillin-susceptible, multidrug-resistant serotype 6B Streptococcus pneumoniae in Greece, Italy and Israel. Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents 16: 219-224, 2000. PubMed: 11091039
Antibiotic Resistance
Multi-drug resistant
Comments
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Name of Depositor CDC
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
CDC
G A Syrogiannopoulos
Isolation
Clinical specimen - human, nasopharynx, healthy children, day care centers, Greece
References

Syrogiannopoulos GA, et al. Resistance patterns of streptococcus pneumoniae from carriers attending day-care centers in southwestern Greece. Clin. Infect. Dis. 25: 188-194, 1997. PubMed: 9332508

Syrogiannopoulos GA, et al. Mediterranean clone of penicillin-susceptible, multidrug-resistant serotype 6B Streptococcus pneumoniae in Greece, Italy and Israel. Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents 16: 219-224, 2000. PubMed: 11091039

representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)

Syrogiannopoulos GA, et al. Mediterranean clone of penicillin-susceptible, multidrug-resistant serotype 6B Streptococcus pneumoniae in Greece, Italy and Israel. Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents 16: 219-224, 2000. PubMed: 11091039

Syrogiannopoulos GA, et al. Mediterranean clone of penicillin-susceptible, multidrug-resistant serotype 6B Streptococcus pneumoniae in Greece, Italy and Israel. Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents 16: 219-224, 2000. PubMed: 11091039