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Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-1556)

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Strain Designations: FPR3757  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations FPR3757
Drug discovery
Wrist abcess, 36 year-old HIV+ man with a history of IV drug use.
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
Genotype pvl positive
Genome Sequenced Strain

Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_FPR3757, complete genome

Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance Methicillin resistant (Oxacillin resistance confirmed)
Comments Community-acquired MRSA
Genome sequenced strain

SCCmec: Type IV
PFGE type: USA300
spa type Ridom: t008
spa type Kreiswirth: YHGFMBQBLO
pvl gene amplification: Positive
Clonal complex: CC8
Sequence type: ST8

Phenotypic and genotypic information for ATCC MRSA strains, such as SCCmec, PFGE, or spa typing, is provided for informational purposes only. This information was compiled from testing performed by one or more sources, including ATCC, strain depositor, published data, or contracted research.

Component of MSA-1002, MSA-1003, MSA-2002, and MSA-4000.

Genotype pvl positive
Name of Depositor B Diep
Wrist abcess, 36 year-old HIV+ man with a history of IV drug use.

Diep BA, et al. Complete genome sequence of USA300, an epidemic clone of community-acquired meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Lancet 367: 731-739, 2006.

Diep BA, et al. Emergence of multidrug-resistant, community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone USA300 in men who have sex with men. Ann Intern Med. 148(4): 249-257, 2008

Monecke S, et al. A field guide to pandemic, epidemic and sporadic clones of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. PLoS One 6(4): e17936, 2011. PubMed: 21494333

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000255 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_FPR3757, complete genome

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000256 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_FPR3757 plasmid pUSA01, complete sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000257 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_FPR3757 plasmid pUSA02, complete sequence

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000258 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus USA300_FPR3757 plasmid pUSA03, complete sequence

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  • 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.
Basic Documentation
  1. Accessing genome sequencing data

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019

  2. Criteria for reference quality genomes

    Date Updated: 9/30/2019