Staphylococcus aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-1761)

Strain Designations: GA201  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations GA201
Application
Emerging infectious disease research
Drug discovery
Isolation
Human subject
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
Genotype pvl negative
Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance Methicillin resistant
Comments MRSA
SCCmec: Type II
PFGE type: USA100
spa type Ridom: t002
spa type Kreiswirth: TJMBMDMGMK
pvl gene amplification: Negative
Clonal complex: CC5
Sequence type: ST5

Phenotypic and genotypic information for ATCC MRSA strains, such as SCCmec, PFGE, or spa typing, is provided for informational purposes only. This information was compiled from testing performed by one or more sources, including ATCC, strain depositor, published data, or contracted research.
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Genotype pvl negative
Name of Depositor B Limbago
Isolation
Human subject
References

Monecke S, et al. A field guide to pandemic, epidemic and sporadic clones of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. PLoS One 6(4): e17936, 2011. PubMed: 21494333