Staphylococcus epidermidis (Winslow and Winslow) Evans (ATCC® 35984)

Strain Designations: RP62A  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Strain Designations RP62A
Produces polysaccharide adhesin
Catheter sepsis, Tennessee
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 Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Staphylococcus epidermidis RP62A, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Platelet-mediated adhesion
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 18: Trypticase Soy Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor GD Christensen
Catheter sepsis, Tennessee

Christensen GD, et al. Nosocomial septicemia due to multiply antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis. Ann. Intern. Med. 96: 1-10, 1982. PubMed: 7053681

Christensen GD, et al. Characterization of clinically significant strains of coagulase- negative staphylococci. J. Clin. Microbiol. 18: 258-269, 1983. PubMed: 6311870

Baddour LM, et al. Production of experimental endocarditis by coagulase-negative staphylococci: variability in species virulence. J. Infect. Dis. 150: 721-727, 1984. PubMed: 6491379

Wang IW, et al. Staphylococcus epidermidis adhesion to hydrophobic biomedical polymer is mediated by platelets. J. Infect. Dis. 167: 329-336, 1993. PubMed: 8421167

Tojo M, et al. Isolation and characterization of a capsular polysaccharide adhesin from Staphylococcus epidermidis. J. Infect. Dis. 157: 713-722, 1988. PubMed: 3279138

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AX110144 Sequence 877 from Patent WO0123604.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000029 Staphylococcus epidermidis RP62A, complete genome.