Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-44)

Strain Designations: HPV107  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Deposited As Staphylococcus aureus Rosenbach
Strain Designations HPV107
Application
Resistant to amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, cephalothin, ciprofloxacin, erythromycin, gentamicin, imipenem, oxacillin, penicillin, and tetracycline
Resistant to ampicillin, doxycycline, and methicillin
Resistant to azithromycin, ceftriaxone, clindamycin, lincomycin, perfloxacin, rifampin, and tobramycin
Sensitive to teicoplanin and vancomycin
Sensitive to chloramphenicol, fosfomycin, mupirocin, netilimicin, streptomycin, and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole
Sensitive to amikacin
Intermediate susceptility to minocycline and neomycin
Emerging infectious disease research
Drug discovery
Enteric Research
Isolation
Iberian clone of MRSA isolated from a hospital in Lisbon, Portugal.
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
Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance
Resistant to amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, cephalothin, ciprofloxacin, erythromycin, gentamicin, imipenem, oxacillin, penicillin, and tetracycline
Resistant to ampicillin, doxycycline, and methicillin
Resistant to azithromycin, ceftriaxone, clindamycin, lincomycin, perfloxacin, rifampin, and tobramycin
Sensitive to amikacin
Sensitive to chloramphenicol, fosfomycin, mupirocin, netilimicin, streptomycin, and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole
Sensitive to teicoplanin and vancomycin
Intermediate susceptility to minocycline and neomycin
Comments
Iberian clone of MRSA
Absence of pvl gene confirmed by PCR.
Name of Depositor H De Lencastre
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Isolation
Iberian clone of MRSA isolated from a hospital in Lisbon, Portugal.
References

Sanches IS, et al. Evidence for the geographic spread of a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone between Portugal and Spain. J. Clin. Microbiol. 33: 1243-1246, 1995. PubMed: 7615735

Mato R, et al. Spread of the multiresistant Iberian clone of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) to Italy and Scotland. Microb. Drug Resist. 4: 107-112, 1998. PubMed: 9650996