Acinetobacter baumannii Bouvet and Grimont (ATCC® BAA-2093)

Strain Designations: A118  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations A118
Human blood culture (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
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
Genome Sequenced Strain


Type Strain no
Possesses the blaOXA-89 gene (NCBI accession number DQ445683.1)
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor D Centron
Human blood culture (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Ramirez MS, et al. Naturally competent Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolate as a convenient model for genetic studies. J. Clin. Microbiol. 48(4): 1488-1490, 2010. PubMed: 20181905

Ramirez MS, et al. Genomic Analysis of Acinetobacter baumannii A118 by Comparison of Optical Maps: Identification of Structures Related to Its Susceptibility Phenotype. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 55(4): 1520-1526, 2011. PubMed: 21282446

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AEOW01000000 Acinetobacter baumannii A118, whole genome shotgun sequencing project

Nucleotide (GenBank) : DQ445683 Acinetobacter baumannii strain ABA118 oxacillinase OXA-89 (bla-OXA-89) gene, complete cds

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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