To ATCC Valued Customers,

ATCC stands ready to support our customers’ needs during the coronavirus pandemic. If you experience any issues with your products or services, please contact ATCC Customer Service at For Technical questions please contact Thank you.

Privacy Policy Update

We remain dedicated to protecting your data and experience throughout our platforms. We have updated our Privacy Policy and your continued use of the Site means you have accepted the revised Privacy Policy. View now >

Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® 29737)

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

Permits and Restrictions

View Permits

Strain Designations FDA
Assay of amikacin
Assay of cephalothin
Assay of cephapirin
Assay of chlortetracycline aureomycin
Assay of cloxacillin
Assay of cycloserine D-4-amino-3-isoxazolidone
Assay of demeclocycline demethylchlortetracycline
Assay of doxycycline hydramycin
Assay of kanamycin
Assay of methacycline
Assay of nafcillin
Enteric Research
Pharmaceutical and Personal Care
Assay of oxytetracycline terramycin
Assay of penicillin
Assay of rolitetracycline
Assay of tetracycline
Assay of tobramycin
Quality control strain
Sterility testing
Susceptibility disc testing ampicillin
Susceptibility disc testing clindamycin
Susceptibility disc testing kanamycin
Susceptibility disc testing penicillin
Susceptibility disc testing streptomycin
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
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 117: Micrococcus medium
ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor FDA

U.S. Pharmacopeia General Chapters; <81> Antibiotics-Microbial Assays. Rockville, MD: U.S. Pharmacopeia; USP USP34-NF29, 2011

Applied Biosystems, MicroSeq Pharmaceutical Validation Panel.

Applied Biosystems, MicroSeq PHL Panel.

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

These permits may be required for shipping this product:

  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
Basic Documentation