Staphylococcus aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-1688)

Strain Designations: HFH-30032  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations HFH-30032
Drug discovery
Enteric Research
Human wound; Henry Ford Hospital, 2003
Biosafety Level 2

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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 positive
Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance
Methicillin resistant
Comments MRSA
SCCmec: Type V
PFGE type: Not USA100-1100
spa type Ridom: t437
spa type Kreiswirth: ZDMDMOB
pvl gene amplification: Positive
Agr type: IV

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 positive
Name of Depositor M Zervos; Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
Human wound; Henry Ford Hospital, 2003

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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