Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® 700906)

Strain Designations: TW17 [Taiwan23F-15]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

Strain Designations TW17 [Taiwan23F-15]
Respiratory research
Blood - human
isolation date: 1997
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance
Resistant to erythromycin
Resistant to penicillin
Resistant to tetracycline
Sensitive to chloramphenicol
Representative strain of the Pneumococcal Molecular Epidemiology Network (PMEN)
Mic ug/ml: penicillin 1; erythromycin >256; tetracycline 24; chloramphenicol 3
Medium ATCC® Medium 260: Trypticase soy agar/broth with defibrinated sheep blood
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: 5% CO2
Name of Depositor LK McDougal
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--LK McDougal<<--B. Spratt
Blood - human
isolation date: 1997
Year of Origin 1997

Shi ZY, et al. Identification of three major clones of multiply antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Taiwanese hospitals by multilocus sequence typing. J. Clin. Microbiol. 36: 3514-3519, 1998. PubMed: 9817864

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

human blood