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

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

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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

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These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • 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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