Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® 51916)

Strain Designations: CDC CS111 [Tennessee23F-4]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations CDC CS111 [Tennessee23F-4]
Respiratory research
Cerebrospinal fluid of 13-month-old girl, Tennessee
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
Antibiotic Resistance
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Name of Depositor CDC
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- CDC <-- R.J. Leggiadro
Cerebrospinal fluid of 13-month-old girl, Tennessee

Sloas MM, et al. Cephalosporin treatment failure in penicillin-and cephalosporin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis. Pediatr Infect Dis J 11: 662-666, 1992. PubMed: 1523079

Coffey TJ, et al. Genetic analysis of clinical isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae with high-level resistance to expanded-spectrum cephalosporins. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 39: 1306-1313, 1995. PubMed: 7574521

McDougal LK, et al. Identification of multiple clones of extended-spectrum cephalosporin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates in the United States. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 39: 2282-2288, 1995. PubMed: 8619583

McGee L, et al. Nomenclature of major antimicrobial-resistant clones of Streptococcus pneumoniae defined by the pneumococcal molecular epidemiology network. J Clin Microbiol 39: 2565-2571, 2001. PubMed: 11427569

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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.
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