Staphylococcus aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-1762)

Strain Designations: GA217  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations GA217
Application
Drug discovery
Isolation
Human subject
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
Genotype pvl positive
Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance Methicillin resistant
Comments
MRSA
SCCmec: Type IV b
PFGE type: USA300
spa type Ridom: t024
spa type Kreiswirth: YGFMBQBLO
pvl gene amplification: Positive
Clonal complex: CC8
Sequence type: ST8

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 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Genotype pvl positive
Name of Depositor B Limbago
Isolation
Human subject
References

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

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