Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® 700674)

Strain Designations: S. Africa 19A-7 [17619]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations S. Africa 19A-7 [17619]
Application
Respiratory research
Isolation
Human blood culture, South Africa, 1989
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Serotype 19A
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 19A
Antibiotic Resistance
Intermediate resistance to penicillin
Comments
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Name of Depositor LK McDougal
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- LK McDougal <-- K. Klugman
Isolation
Human blood culture, South Africa, 1989
Year of Origin 1989
References

Smith AM, Klugman KP. Three predominant clones identified within penicillin-resistant South African isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae. Microb. Drug Resist. 3: 385-389, 1997. PubMed: 9442492

McGee L, et al. Nomenclature of major antimicrobial-resistant clones of Streptococcus pneumoniae defined by the pneumococcal molecular epidemiology network. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39: 2565-2571, 2001. PubMed: 11427569