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)
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
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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