Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® 700672)

Strain Designations: VH14  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations VH14
Respiratory research
Human blood, Barcelona, Spain
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 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
Antibiotic Resistance
Resistant to chloramphenicol
Resistant to penicillin
Resistant to tetracycline
Sensitive to erythromycin
This strain is no longer the representative strain of the Spain 14 antibiotic-resistant pneumococcal clone. Refer to ATCC 700902.
Name of Depositor LK McDougal
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- LK McDougal <-- B. Spratt
Human blood, Barcelona, Spain

Coffey TJ, et al. Multiply antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae recovered from Spanish hospitals (1988-1994): novel major clones of serotypes 14, 19F and 15F. Microbiology 142: 2747-2757, 1996. PubMed: 8885390

Linda K McDougal, personal communication

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