Staphylococcus aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-1683)

Strain Designations: HFH-30364  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations HFH-30364
Emerging infectious disease research
Drug discovery
Enteric Research
Human abscess; Henry Ford Hospital, 2004
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.

Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance
Methicillin resistant
Comments Depositor information:


SCCmec: IV a

Agr type: III


Presence of pvl gene confirmed by PCR.

Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor M Zervos; Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
Human abscess; Henry Ford Hospital, 2004
Year of Origin 2004

Davis, SL, et al. Epidemiology and outcomes of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. J. Clin. Microbiol. 45(6): 1705-1711, 2007. PubMed: 17392441

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