Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® 700699)

Strain Designations: Mu50 [NRS1]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Staphylococcus aureus Rosenbach
Strain Designations Mu50 [NRS1]
Application
This strain shows reduced vancomycin susceptibility.
Drug discovery
Enteric Research
Isolation
Isolated from pus and debrided tissue at surgical incision in sternum of 4 month-old infant, 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 Mu50 DNA, complete genome

Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance
Resistant to methicillin
Comments
Degree of resistance tends to decrease depending on the culture condition. Recommend propagating strain in Brain Heart Infusion with 4mg/l vancomycin (ATCC Medium 2174).
Genome sequenced strain
SCCmec type II
Absence of pvl gene confirmed by PCR.
Medium ATCC® Medium 2174: Brain heart infusion medium with vancomycin 4 mcg/ml
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor K Hiramatsu
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Isolation
Isolated from pus and debrided tissue at surgical incision in sternum of 4 month-old infant, 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

Hiramatsu K, et al. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clinical strain with reduced vancomycin susceptibility. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 40: 135-136, 1997. PubMed: 9249217

Keiichi Hiramatsu, personal communication

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : BA000017 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Mu50 DNA, complete genome

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