Staphylococcus aureus Rosenbach (ATCC® BAA-1707)

Strain Designations: MW2 [HIP08270]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 2

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Strain Designations MW2 [HIP08270]
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Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 2
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
Genome Sequenced Strain

Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus MW2, complete genome

Type Strain no
Antibiotic Resistance Methicillin resistant
Depositor-provided information: PVL-positive, USA400
Sccmec type IV
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 3: Nutrient agar or nutrient broth
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic
Name of Depositor JB Patel

McDougal LK, et al. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis typing of oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from the United States: establishing a national database. J. Clin. Microbiol. 41(11): 5113-5120, 2003. PubMed: 14605147

Baba T, et al. Genome and virulence determinants of high virulence community-acquired MRSA. Lancet. 359(9320): 1819-1827, 2002. PubMed: 12044378

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Four pediatric deaths from community-acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus--Minnesota and North Dakota. MMWR. 48: 707-709, 1999.

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : NC_003923 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus MW2, complete genome

Nucleotide (GenBank) : BA000033 Staphylococcus aureus subsp. aureus MW2 DNA, complete genome

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