Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-1556)

Strain Designations: FPR3757  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations FPR3757
Application
Drug discovery
Isolation
Wrist abcess, 36 year-old HIV+ man with a history of IV drug use.
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_FPR3757, complete genome

Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance Methicillin resistant
Comments
USA300 clone of community-aquired MRSA
SCCmec type IV
Genome sequenced strain
Presence of pvl gene confirmed by PCR.
Phenotype MRSA (Oxacillin resistant comfirmed)
Name of Depositor B Diep
Isolation
Wrist abcess, 36 year-old HIV+ man with a history of IV drug use.
References

Diep BA, et al. Complete genome sequence of USA300, an epidemic clone of community-acquired meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Lancet 367: 731-739, 2006.

Diep BA, et al. Emergence of multidrug-resistant, community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone USA300 in men who have sex with men. Ann Intern Med. 148(4): 249-257, 2008

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000255 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_FPR3757, complete genome

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000256 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_FPR3757 plasmid pUSA01, complete sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000257 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_FPR3757 plasmid pUSA02, complete sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000258 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_FPR3757 plasmid pUSA03, complete sequence