Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Bacteriophage UC 18 (ATCC® 15752-B1)

Strain Designations: UC 18  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As UC 18
Strain Designations UC 18
Host Organism Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus (ATCC 15752)
From a nontypable Staphylococcus aureus
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Store filtrate at 4°C.  Storage at –20°C may cause inactivation of the phage.
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor RB Kundsin
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RB Kundsin <-- E. Hill
From a nontypable Staphylococcus aureus

Kundsin RB, et al. Staphylococcus aureus UC-18: agent of nosocomal infections. Science 145: 1322-1323, 1964. PubMed: 14173425

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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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