Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-1720)

Strain Designations: MRSA252  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations MRSA252
Application
Emerging infectious disease research
Drug discovery
Isolation
Hospital-acquired strain isolated in the United Kingdom
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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus strain MRSA252, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance Methicillin resistant
Comments
Complete genome sequence strain

MRSA
SCCmec: Type II
PFGE type: USA200
spa type Ridom: t018
spa type Kreiswirth: WGKAKAOMQQQ
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.
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Genotype pvl negative
Name of Depositor M Enright
Chain of Custody ATCC <-- M Enright
Isolation
Hospital-acquired strain isolated in the United Kingdom
References

Holden MT, et al. Complete genomes of two clinical Staphylococcus aureus strains: evidence for the rapid evolution of virulence and drug resistance. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 101(26): 9786-9791, 2004. PubMed: 15213324

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : BX571856 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus strain MRSA252, complete genome.