Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® 700673)

Strain Designations: Hungary 19A-6 [HUN663]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations Hungary 19A-6 [HUN663]
Respiratory research
Human ear, Hungary, 1989
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 19A, PspA type 12
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 19A, PspA type 12
Antibiotic Resistance
Resistant to erythromycin
Resistant to penicillin
Resistant to tetracycline
Resistant to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole
Resistant to chloramphenicol
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Name of Depositor LK McDougal
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- LK McDougal <-- A. Tomasz
Human ear, Hungary, 1989
Year of Origin 1989

Munoz R, et al. Geographic distribution of penicillin-resistant clones of Streptococcus pneumoniae: characterization by penicillin-binding protein profile, surface protein A typing, and multilocus enzyme analysis. Clin. Infect. Dis. 15: 112-118, 1992. PubMed: 1617050

Figueiredo AM, et al. Novel penicillin-resistant clones of Streptococcus pneumoniae in the Czech Republic and in Slovakia. Microb. Drug Resist. 1: 71-78, 1995. PubMed: 9156386

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX111330 Sequence 2063 from Patent WO0123604.

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