Streptococcus pneumoniae (Klein) Chester (ATCC® 700906)

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

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Strain Designations TW17 [Taiwan23F-15]
Respiratory research
Blood - human, Taiwan
Type Strain no
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
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
Name of Depositor LK McDougal
Special Collection NCRR Contract
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- LK McDougal <-- B. Spratt
Blood - human, Taiwan
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

Notice: Necessary PermitsPermits

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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