Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus bacteriophage UC 18 (ATCC® 15752-B1)

Strain Designations: UC 18  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As UC 18
Strain Designations UC 18
Host Organism
Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus (ATCC 15752)
From a nontypable Staphylococcus aureus
Biosafety Level 1

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 Store filtrate at 4°C.  Storage at –20°C may cause inactivation of the phage.
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor RB Kundsin
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RB Kundsin <-- E. Hill
From a nontypable Staphylococcus aureus

Kundsin RB, et al. Staphylococcus aureus UC-18: agent of nosocomal infections. Science 145: 1322-1323, 1964. PubMed: 14173425