Streptococcus pneumoniae (ATCC® BAA-1657)

Strain Designations: M264-3  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations M264-3
Application
Respiratory research
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Serotype M264
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serotype M264
Comments
Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network reference strain for Netherlands3-31
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Medium ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor L McGee
References

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

Enright MC, Spratt BG. A multilocus sequence typing scheme for Streptococcus pneumoniae: identification of clones associated with serious invasive disease. Microbiology. 144( Pt 11): 3049-3060, 1998. PubMed: 9846740