Streptococcus pneumoniae (ATCC® BAA-1660)

Strain Designations: M293-12F  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations M293-12F
Respiratory research
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2

Biosafety  classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Antigenic Properties Serotype 12F
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 12F
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network reference strain for Denmark12F-34
Name of Depositor L McGee

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

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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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