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Streptococcus suis (ex Elliott) Kilpper-Balz and Schleifer (ATCC® BAA-853)

Strain Designations: P1/7  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations P1/7
Clinical specimen - animal
isolation date: 1976
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
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Streptococcus suis P1/7 complete genome.

Type Strain no
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: aerobic
Name of Depositor JA Leigh, T Alexander
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
J A Leigh
T Alexander
Clinical specimen - animal
isolation date: 1976
Year of Origin 1976

King SJ, et al. Development of a multilocus sequence typing scheme for the pig pathogen Streptococcus suis: identification of virulent clones and potential capsular serotype exchange. J. Clin. Microbiol. 40: 3671-3680, 2002. PubMed: 12354864

King SJ, et al. Distribution and genetic diversity of suilysin in Streptococcus suis isolated from different diseases of pigs and characterization of the genetic basis of suilysin absence. Infect. Immun. 69: 7572-7582, 2001. PubMed: 11705935

Segers RP, et al. Characterisation of the gene encoding suilysin from Streptococcus suis and expression in field strains. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 167: 255-261, 1998. PubMed: 9809426

Jacobs AA, et al. Protection of experimentally infected pigs by suilysin, the thiol-activated haemolysin of Streptococcus suis. Vet. Rec. 139: 225-228, 1996. PubMed: 8883345

brain of pig with meningitis

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AM946016 Streptococcus suis P1/7 complete genome.

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