Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® BAA-340)

Strain Designations: 4954-98 [Tennessee (H1)14-18]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 4954-98 [Tennessee (H1)14-18]
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Antigenic Properties Serotype 14
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 14
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Mic (ug/ml): penicillin 8; cefotaxime 8; erythromycin 8; clindamycin 4; chloramphenicol 2; tetracycline 16
Name of Depositor LK McDougal
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- LK McDougal <-- R. Facklam

Gherardi GT, et al. Major related sets of antibiotic-resistant Pneumococci in the United States as determined by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and pbp1a-pbp2b-pbp2x-dhf restriction profiles. J. Infect. Dis. 181: 216-229, 2000. PubMed: 10608770

Linda K McDougal, personal communication

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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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