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Staphylococcus delphini Varaldo et al. (ATCC® 49171)

Strain Designations: Heidy [DSM 20771]  /  Type Strain: yes  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations Heidy [DSM 20771]
Purulent material from aquarium dolphin
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain yes (type strain)
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Name of Depositor PE Varaldo
Purulent material from aquarium dolphin

Varaldo PE, et al. Staphylococcus delphini sp. nov., a coagulase-positive species isolated from dolphins. Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 38: 436-439, 1988.

type strain

type strain

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AB009938 Staphylococcus delphini gene for 16S ribosomal RNA.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF053571 Staphylococcus delphini ATCC 49171 heat shock protein 60 gene, partial cds.

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