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Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-40)

Strain Designations: CPS22  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Staphylococcus aureus Rosenbach
Strain Designations CPS22
Application
Drug discovery
Isolation
Nasal cavity of a child, Lisbon, Portugal, 1994
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
Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance
Methicillin resistant
Spectinomycin [Actinospectacin] resistant
Comments
Portuguese clone of MRSA
SCCmec: Type III
spa type Ridom: t241
spa type Kreiswirth: WGKAOM
pvl gene amplification: Negative

Phenotypic and genotypic information for ATCC MRSA 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
Name of Depositor H De Lencastre
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Isolation
Nasal cavity of a child, Lisbon, Portugal, 1994
Year of Origin 1994
References

de Lencastre H, et al. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus disease in a Portuguese hospital: characterization of clonal types by a combination of DNA typing methods. Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis 13: 64-73, 1994. PubMed: 8168566

Herminia De Lencastre, personal communication

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

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