Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® 700904)

Strain Designations: 51702 [South Africa 19A-13]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations 51702 [South Africa 19A-13]
Respiratory research
Ear swab, South Africa
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.

Antigenic Properties Serotype 19A
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
Antigenic Properties Serotype 19A
Antibiotic Resistance
Resistant to clindamycin
Resistant to erythromycin
Resistant to penicillin
Resistant to rifampin rifampicin, rifamycin AMP
Resistant to tetracycline
Resistant to chloramphenicol
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Mic ug/ml: penicillin 4; chloramphenicol 32; tetracycline 64; erythromycin >64; clindamycin >64; rifampicin 32
Medium ATCC® Medium 44: Brain Heart Infusion Agar/Broth
ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic, 5% CO2 will enhance growth
Name of Depositor LK McDougal
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- LK McDougal <-- K. Klugman
Ear swab, South Africa
Year of Origin 1988

Smith AM, Klugman KP. Three predominant clones identified within penicillin-resistant South African isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae. Microb. Drug Resist. 3: 385-389, 1997. PubMed: 9442492

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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