Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-42)

Strain Designations: HDE288  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Deposited As Staphylococcus aureus Rosenbach
Strain Designations HDE288
Application
Emerging infectious disease research
Drug discovery
Enteric Research
Isolation
Child in a hospital pneumology ward, Lisbon, Portugal, 1996
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance
Multi-drug resistant
Resistant to methicillin
Resistant to oxacillin
Resistant to penicillin
Comments
Pediatric clone of MRSA
The publication supporting this deposit states resistance to methicillin, penicillin, oxacillin, ampicillin-sulbactam, and cephalothin. However, using CLSI guidelines, sensitivity to cephalothin and ampicillin-sulbactam have been confirmed.
Absence of pvl gene confirmed by PCR.
Colony Morphology Colonies on #196 agar have gray, yellow, brown aerial mycelia and yellow brown substrate mycelia. A soluble yellowish brown pigment is produced.
Colony Morphology Colonies on #196 agar have gray, yellow, brown aerial mycelia and yellow brown substrate mycelia. A soluble yellowish brown pigment is produced.
Name of Depositor H De Lencastre
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Isolation
Child in a hospital pneumology ward, Lisbon, Portugal, 1996
Year of Origin 1996
References

Sa-Leao R, et al. Detection of an archaic clone of Staphylococcus aureus with low-level resistance to methicillin in a pediatric hospital in Portugal and in international samples: relics of a formerly widely disseminated strain?. J. Clin. Microbiol. 37: 1913-1920, 1999. PubMed: 10325346

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