Streptococcus pyogenes Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-1064)

Strain Designations: MGAS 6180 [BE98-762]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations MGAS 6180 [BE98-762]
Emerging infectious disease research
Blood - human
Austin Texas, United States
isolation date: 1998
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 M28
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Streptococcus pyogenes MGAS6180, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serotype M28
Serotype M28 strains are a leading cause of both pharyngitis and Group A Streptococcus [GAS] invasive disease. They are also epidemiologically associated with an invasive disease called puerperal sepsis.
Genome sequenced strain
Name of Depositor JM Musser, Texas Department of Health
Special Collection ATCC
Blood - human
Austin Texas, United States
isolation date: 1998
Year of Origin 1998

invasive strain isolated from patient's blood, Austin, TX

James M Musser, personal communication

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000056 Streptococcus pyogenes MGAS6180, complete genome.

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