Staphylococcus epidermidis (Winslow and Winslow) Evans (ATCC® 14990)

Strain Designations: Fussel [NCTC 11047, R. Hugh 2466]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations Fussel [NCTC 11047, R. Hugh 2466]
Efficacy testing
Inhibition testing
Media testing
Quality control strain
Sterility testing
Testing antimicrobial handwashing formulations
Quality control strain for API products
Type Strain yes
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format freeze-dried
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® yes
Type Strain yes
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor American Meat Institute Foundation
Special Collection ATCC
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- American Meat Institute Foundation <-- R Deibel

Jones D, et al. Identity of Staphylococcus epidermidis. J. Bacteriol. 85: 62-67, 1963. PubMed: 14029448

Gotz F, Schleifer KH. Purification and properties of a fructose-1,6-diphosphate activated L- lactate dehydrogenase from Staphylococcus epidermidis. Arch. Microbiol. 105: 303-312, 1975. PubMed: 242300

Hugh R, Ellis MA. The neotype strain for Staphylococcus epidermidis (Winslow and Winslow 1908), Evans 1916. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 18: 231-239, 1968.

Skerman VB, et al. Approved lists of bacterial names. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 30: 225-420, 1980.

quality control for the DuPont RiboPrinter™ Microbial Characterization System

RiboPrinter® QC Set. DuPont Nutrition & Health.

Staphylococcus aureus and staphylococcal enterotoxins. Washington, DC:American Public Health Association;APHA APHA2001-39, 2001

Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments--Biocontamination control--Part 1: General principles and methods. Geneva (Switzerland):International Organization for Standardization/ANSI;ISO ISO 14698-1:2003.

Standard Test Method for Evaluation of Antimicrobial Formulations by the Agar Patch Technique. West Conshohocken, PA:ASTM International;ASTM Standard Test Method E 1882-05.

Standard Test Method for Determining the Bacteria-Eliminating Effectiveness of Hygienic Handwash and Handrub Agents using the Fingerpads of Adult Subjects. West Conshohocken, PA:ASTM International;ASTM Standard Test Method E 2276-03E01.

Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments --- Biocontamination control --- Part 1: General principles and methods. London, UK:British Standards Institution;British Standard BS EN ISO 14698:2003.

BD GeneOhm MRSA ACP. BD Becton Dickinson.

BD GeneOhm StaphSR. BD Becton Dickinson.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : K02688 S.epidermidis 5S rRNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z48233 S.epidermidis thyF and dfrC genes.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109637 Sequence 370 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX109878 Sequence 611 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111494 Sequence 2227 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111515 Sequence 2248 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111535 Sequence 2268 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z26894 S.epidermidis gene for 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB015166 Staphylococcus epidermidis gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L37605 Staphylococcus epidermidis 16S ribosomal RNA (16S rRNA) gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U02913 Staphylococcus epidermidis ATCC 14990 16S rRNA gene, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : D83363 Staphylococcus epidermidis (strain ATCC 14990T) gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF298800 Staphylococcus epidermidis translation elongation factor Tu (tuf) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF162863 Staphylococcus epidermidis Pal1 (pal1) gene, partial cds; TagF (tagF) gene, complete cds; and TpgX (tpgX) gene, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF012132 Staphylococcus epidermidis agr system including response regulator (agrA), histidine kinase (agrC), AgrD (agrD), AgrB (agrB) and delta toxin (hld) genes, complete cds.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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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