Staphylococcus aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-2421)

Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Application
Drug discovery
Isolation
Blood of human exhibiting fever, joint pain, swelling, and back pain. Worcester, MA, USA, 2010. ATCC BAA-2422, ATCC BAA-2421, ATCC BAA-2420, and ATCC BAA-2419 are one MRSA and three MSSA strains isolated from the same person.
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.

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
Genotype pvl negative, mecA positive, ccr positive
Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance
Methicillin susceptible
Comments
Presence of mecA and ccr genes confirmed by PCR
Methicillin-sensitive (MSSA) mecA+ strain SCCmec: Type II
spa type Ridom: t002
spa type Kreiswirth: TJMBMDMGMK
pvl gene amplification: Negative

Phenotypic and genotypic information for ATCC MSSA strains, such as SCCmec, PFGE, or spa typing, is provided for informational purposes only. This information was compiled from testing performed by one or more sources, including ATCC, strain depositor, published data, or contracted research.
Genotype pvl negative, mecA positive, ccr positive
Name of Depositor R Ellison
Isolation
Blood of human exhibiting fever, joint pain, swelling, and back pain. Worcester, MA, USA, 2010. ATCC BAA-2422, ATCC BAA-2421, ATCC BAA-2420, and ATCC BAA-2419 are one MRSA and three MSSA strains isolated from the same person.
Year of Origin 2010
References

Monecke S, et al. A field guide to pandemic, epidemic and sporadic clones of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. PLoS One 6(4): e17936, 2011. PubMed: 21494333