92 (ATCC® 33741-B1)

Strain Designations: 92  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Strain Designations 92
Host Organism Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC 33741)
Assay of methicillin-resistant strains
Biosafety Level 1

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 Store filtrate at 4°C. Storage at -20°C may cause inactivation of the phage.
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 1831: Nutrient Broth/Agar w/ 400ug/ml Calcium Chloride
Growth Conditions Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor S Schaefler
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- S Schaefler <-- AW Jackson

Schaefler S, et al. Methicillin-resistant strains of Staphylococcus aureus phage type 92. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 15: 74-80, 1979. PubMed: 154874

Schaefler S, et al. Emergence of gentamicin- and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains in New York City hospitals. J. Clin. Microbiol. 13: 754-759, 1981. PubMed: 6908898

Basic Documentation
  1. Phage 92- ATCC item no. 33741-B1
    We observed lysis with this phage on the recommended host.
    Date Updated: 12/5/2013
  2. Phage which targets any strain of MRSA
    The references listed for these phages on the website discuss this and seem to indicate that these two can infect other strains of MRSA but we have only tested them on the host strains we recomme...
    Date Updated: 12/5/2013