Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® BAA-660)

Strain Designations: 94-3330 [Utah 35B-24]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations 94-3330 [Utah 35B-24] (representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN))
Application
Respiratory research
Isolation
Clinical specimen - human
Utah, United States
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 35B (CDC, personal communication)
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Antigenic Properties Serotype 35B (CDC, personal communication)
Antibiotic Resistance
Multi-drug resistant
Comments
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Medium ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Atmosphere: air, 95%; carbon dioxide (CO2), 5%
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor CDC
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
CDC
S Richter
Isolation
Clinical specimen - human
Utah, United States
References

representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)

Richter SS, et al. The molecular epidemiology of penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in the United States, 1994-2000. Clin. Infect. Dis. 34: 330-339, 2002. PubMed: 11774080

CDC, personal communication

representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)

CDC, personal communication

CDC, personal communication