Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-1720)

Strain Designations: MRSA252  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations MRSA252
Application
Emerging infectious disease research
Drug discovery
Isolation
Hospital-acquired strain isolated in the United Kingdom
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.

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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus strain MRSA252, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance
Methicillin-resistant (MRSA)
Comments
methicillin-resistant (MRSA)
Complete genome sequence strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor M Enright
Isolation
Hospital-acquired strain isolated in the United Kingdom
References

Holden MT, et al. Complete genomes of two clinical Staphylococcus aureus strains: evidence for the rapid evolution of virulence and drug resistance. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 101(26): 9786-9791, 2004. PubMed: 15213324

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : BX571856 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus strain MRSA252, complete genome.

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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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